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Vannevar Bush
(1890-1974) born on
Mar 11
US electrical engineer, government official. He developed the differential analyzer, the first electronic analogue computer.
         
   
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Science has a simple faith, which transcends utility. It is the faith that it is the privilege of man to learn to understand, and that this is his mission.

R
To pursue science is not to disparage the things of the spirit. In fact, to pursue science rightly is to furnish the framework on which the spirit may rise.
A
A belief may be larger than a fact.
N
The scene changes but the aspirations of men of good will persist.
K
Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic; it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On the "missionary" function of science; "Science Is Not Enough," "The Search for Understanding" 1967.
R: Speech, 5 Oct 1953.
A: Science Is Not Enough," 1967.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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