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There are plants and then there are plants…

“If it came from a plant, eat it; if it was made in a plant, don’t“ – Michael Pollan photo credit: jazzijava via photopin cc Advertisements

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Inventors of the Future

“Science, math and engineering can give you the exhilarating power to become not mere spectators or consumers, but the active explorers, makers and doers who will help invent the future.” – Susan Hockfield photo credit: 4-6 via photopin cc

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There are problems and then there are problems

“Problems worthy of attack, prove their worth by hitting back” – Piet Hein photo credit: rogersmithpix via photopin cc

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True democracy

“The wonderful thing about food is you get three votes a day. Every one of them has the potential to change the world.” – Michael Pollan photo credit: erix! via photopin cc

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No country for old scientists

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought … Continue reading

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Capacity for Transformation

“For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?” -bell hooks photo … Continue reading

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Would you like fries with that?

“The American’s conception of the teacher who faces him is: he sells me his knowledge and his methods for my father’s money, just as the greengrocer sells my mother cabbage.” – Max Weber, “Science as a Vocation (Wissenschaft als Beruf),” … Continue reading

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