The ancient philosopher, Socrates, is a witness in the trial against
Without human beings asking why questions, there can be no science. But once an animal starts asking why, you’re going to have philosophy, as well. You can’t have science without philosophy. You just can’t. So get over it. It is the human capacity to ask “why” that stimulates and nurtures the imagination. Now, sometimes you have to rein the imagination in, but sometimes you have to let it roam wild. You have to let it explore all the possibilities, or else you might not find what you are looking for. Because sometimes the answer appears in the most unexpected place. Do you profess to have all the answers, my good man?