Tuesday, September 25, 2007

When People Become Numbers

Business is often accused of making numbers more important than people. Science used to be accused of exactly the same thing.

Here is the late scientist, Jacob Bronowski, responding to that criticism. This video is taken from his 1973 series, The Ascent of Man, aired on PBS. As is typical for Bronowski, his response is intelligent, thoughtful, and moving.

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