Straitjacket Quotes (2 quotes)
For [Richard] Feynman, the essence of the scientific imagination was a powerful and almost painful rule. What scientists create must match reality. It must match what is already known. Scientific creativity is imagination in a straitjacket.
Science is a method for testing claims about the natural world, not an immutable compendium of absolute truths. The fundamentalists, by �knowing� the answers before they start, and then forcing nature into the straitjacket of their discredited preconceptions, lie outside the domain of science�or of any honest intellectual inquiry.