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Michael Crichton (1942 - 2008)
US author & screenwriter [more author details]
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Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.
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Michael Crichton, Caltech Michelin Lecture, January 17, 2003
The belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief.
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Michael Crichton, Caltech Michelin Lecture, January 17, 2003
Whenever you hear the consensus of scientists agrees on something or other, reach for your wallet, because you're being had.
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Michael Crichton, Caltech Michelin Lecture, January 17, 2003
I am certain there is too much certainty in the world.
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Michael Crichton, State of Fear

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