As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress.
Tag: J. Robert Oppenheimer
(1904-1967) an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics
The necessity of oversight
We do not believe any group of men adequate enough or wise enough to operate without scrutiny or without criticism. We know that the only way to avoid error is to detect it, that the only way to detect it is to be free to inquire. We know that in secrecy error undetected will flourish and subvert.