Quotes 10 - Scientific advance & Application

Behind every scientific advance there is always a matrix, a mother load of unknowns out of which the new partial answers have been chiseled. But the hungry, overpopulated, sick, ambitious, and competitive world will not wait, we are told, till more is known, but must rush in where angels fear to tread.

Mary Catherine Bateson, Angels Fear - Towards an Epistemology of the Sacred