23 December 2005

Planck's Principle

A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.

- Max Planck, Physicist

It works in the world of politics as well.

1 comment:

Sotosoroto said...

Especially when proponents of a particular idea don't have offspring...