We need slow science to sow the seeds of future prosperity
Easy does itJason Edwards/GettyA SCIENTIST’S work is never done. They build on the work of others, and leave their own work for others to build on. Scientific progress is a bit like a tree with deepening roots and growing branches – which sometimes take a long time to bear fruit. Consider “bootstrap” research, a means of gathering knowledge about complex...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark