Re: Gore Shocks Scientists With Creationism Statement

Ken Clements (
Sun, 29 Aug 1999 12:24:57 -0700 wrote:

> "It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by
> itself."
> "[E]rror of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it."
> -- Thomas Jefferson

I can't help adding my favorite to this:

"Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong."