Edward Osborne Wilson, usually cited as E. O. Wilson, is an American biologist, theorist, naturalist and author. His biological specialty is myrmecology, the study of ants, on which he has been called the world's leading expert.
|For every person in the world to reach the present U.S. level of consumption with existing technology would require four more planet earths.||Environment & Environmentalism|
|The great religions are … tragically sources of ceaseless and unnecessary suffering. They are impediments to the grasp of reality needed to solve most social problems in the real world. Their exquisitely human flaw is tribalism.||Religion & God|
|The ideal scientist thinks like a poet, works like a bookkeeper, and writes like a journalist.||Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology|
|We are not compelled to believe in biological uniformity in order to affirm human freedom and dignity.||Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising|
|We have created a Star Wars civilization but we have Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions and godlike technology. That's dangerous.||Human Nature|