Quantification Quotes (2 quotes)
The visible universe is subject to quantification, and is so by necessity. Between you and me only reason will be the judge since you proceed according to the rational method, so shall I. I will also give reason and take it. This generation has an innate vice. It cant accept anything that has been discovered by a contemporary!
Whether we like it or not, quantification in history is here to stay for reasons which the quantifiers themselves might not actively approve. We are becoming a numerate society: almost instinctively there seems now to be a greater degree of truth in evidence expressed numerically than in any literary evidence, no matter how shaky the statistical evidence, or acute the observing eye.