...om society. Although Bishop makes no excuses for the shortcomings of science and academia, he delivers an ominous message to those who would attack the scientific community: Science is the future. Learn to embrace it or be left behind.
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Albert Einstein declared, “The most important thing is to never stop questioning.” Questions help extend our knowledge by opening our minds to change and new possibilities. The excerpt talks about the mindset that scientists need to become successful and the process they go through to make new discoveries. In The Great Influenza, John M. Barry educates citizens of the everyday challenges that scientists face through utilizing rhetorical questions, cause and effect, and contrast.
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Barak Obama is now the most famous “graduate” of the Alinsky school of agitation and provocation. Mike Kruglik, a “direct descendant” of Alinsky, who was Obama’s Chicago instructor in Alinsky’s teachings, said Obama was the best student of Alinsky tactics he had ever had. Kruglik went on to say Obama was “an undisputed master of agitation” who “could engage a room full of recruiting targets in a rapid fire Socratic dialogue…” Obama himself described the four years he spent learning the science of Alinsky’s community organizing as “the best education of his life.” This is a telling statement from a man who studied at Columbia and Harvard. The underlying tenet in the Alinsky method is no different than the Communist rationalization; the ends justify the means. An end that is achi...