I get a daily summary of science news from Sigma Xi and the end of each newsletter is a quote. The quote for March 7th was
Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man’s power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened.” –Anne Louise Germaine de Staël, Swiss author
I wanted to post this because 1) I thought it was interesting and 2) I wanted to put it somewhere where I could find it in the event that I wrote a piece on that idea. And I also wanted to share it with you all.
Note added on 30 March 2014 – removed references to scheduled preaching trips.