Karl Raimund Popper

Karl Raimund Popper

a English philosopher and sociologist
Thus science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths; neither with the collection of observations, nor with the invention of experiments, but with the critical discussion of myths, and of magical techniques and practices.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Aestheticism and radicalism must lead us to jettison reason, and to replace it by a desperate hope for political miracles. This irrational attitude which springs from intoxication with dreams of a beautiful world is what I call Romanticism. It may seek its heavenly city in the past or in the future; it may preach 'back to nature' or 'forward to a world of love and beauty'; but its appeal is always to our emotions rather than to reason. Even with the best intentions of making heaven on earth it only succeeds in making iMore Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society... then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them... We should therefore claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We hate the very idea that our own ideas may be mistaken, so we cling dogmatically to our conjectures.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Piecemeal social engineering resembles physical engineering in regarding the ends as beyond the province of technology.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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