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Camille Paglia
(2 Apr 1947 - )

American author and critic.

Science Quotes by Camille Paglia (4 quotes)


Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.
— Camille Paglia
'Alice in Muscle Land,' Boston Globe (27 Jan 1991). Reprinted in Sex, Art, and American Culture (1992), 82.
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Science cannot avert a single thunderbolt.
— Camille Paglia
In Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990), 5.
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Science is a method of logical analysis of nature’s operations. It has lessened human anxiety about the cosmos by demonstrating the materiality of nature’s forces, and their frequent predictability.
— Camille Paglia
In Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990), 5.
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Western science is a product of the Apollonian mind: its hope is that by naming and classification, by the cold light of intellect, archaic night can be pushed back and defeated.
— Camille Paglia
In Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990), 5.
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  • Camille Paglia - context of quote “Modern bodybuilding…awash in Western chemistry…Defying nature, it surpasses it” - Medium image (500 x 350 px)
  • Camille Paglia - context of quote “Modern bodybuilding…awash in Western chemistry…Defying nature, it surpasses it” - Large image (800 x 600 px)
  • Camille Paglia - context of quote “Science cannot avert a single thunderbolt” - Medium image (500 x 350 px)
  • Camille Paglia - context of quote “Science cannot avert a single thunderbolt” - Large image (800 x 600 px)

Carl Sagan Thumbnail In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion. (1987) -- Carl Sagan
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