Intriguing Quotes (3 quotes)
The history of mathematics, lacking the guidance of philosophy, [is] blind, while the philosophy of mathematics, turning its back on the most intriguing phenomena in the history of mathematics, is empty.
The way a child discovers the world constantly replicates the way science began. You start to notice whats around you, and you get very curious about how things work. How things interrelate. Its as simple as seeing a bug that intrigues you. You want to know where it goes at night; who its friends are; what it eats.
When Bonner writes that natural selection for optimal feeding is then presumed to be the cause of non-motility in all forms, I cant help suspecting that some plants might do even better if they could walk from shade to sunbut the inherited constraints of design never permitted a trial of this intriguing option.