Lewis Thomas wrote, the “shrewdest maneuver” for discovering the world. Asking questions that can be answered empirically and engaging in open communication so that others can collectively review and verify possible answers lead to the most reliable knowledge—a knowledge that is powerfully applicable in daily life. To thrive, however, science needs the support of the society it serves, and that support must be cultivated.
Speaker Rush Holt, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), is a physician and essayist .
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Holt, Rush. "Advancing Science." Ensemble video, 01:25:16. September 9, 2015. https://ensemble.dickinson.edu/Watch/Kk59Tif4