Science: Fortunate Man

> We know a good deal more about iron

than about God.

> Men have fallen in love with statues

and pictures. I find it jar easier to imagine

a man falling in love with a differential

equation.

> I believe that the biologist is the most

romantic figure on earth.

>The people who interest me . . . are

not standardized people.

> I am a fortunate man.

These are a few of the very many very personal opinions of John Burdon Sanderson Haldane, extraordinary British biologist, prophet and philosopher. His scientific specialty is the application of mathematics...

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