Carl took on the military-industrial complex. He campaigned around the world for an end to the production of weapons of mass destruction. To him it was a perversion of science.
Before I was reading science fiction, I read Hemingway. Farewell to Arms was my first adult novel that said not everything ends well. It was one of those times where reading has meant a great deal to me, in terms of my development – an insight came from that book.
When I began in 1960, individuality wasn’t an accepted thing to look for it was about species-specific behaviour. But animal behaviour is not hard science. There’s room for intuition.
Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
What has become clear from the science is that we cannot burn all of the fossil fuels without creating a very different planet.