The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality Quotes
"Therefore, from the perspective of human well-being, science and spirituality are not unrelated. We need both, since the alleviation of suffering must take place at both the physical and the psychological levels" Prologue, The Universe in a Single Atom p. 4).
"This last point is critical because unless the direction of science is guided by a consciously ethical motivation, especially compassion, its effects may fail to bring benefit. They may indeed cause great harm" (Chapter 1, The Universe in a Single Atom p. 9).
"So one fundamental attitude shared by Buddhism and science is the commitment to keep searching for reality by empirical means and to be willing to discard accepted or long-held positions if our search finds that the truth is different" (Chapter 2, The Universe in a Single Atom p. 25).
"One of the most inspiring things about science is the change our understanding of the world...