Stephen Jay Gould Quote

My response to nearly all misquotation is the effective retort of preference: utter silence. (Honorable intellectual disagreement should always be addressed; misquotation should be ignored, when possible and politically practical).


Eight Little Piggies: Reflections in Natural History, Chapter 2 (p. 45), W.W. Norton & Co. 1993

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My response to nearly all misquotation is the effective retort of preference: utter silence. (Honorable intellectual disagreement should always be...

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My response to nearly all misquotation is the effective retort of preference: utter silence. (Honorable intellectual disagreement should always be...

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My response to nearly all misquotation is the effective retort of preference: utter silence. (Honorable intellectual disagreement should always be...

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My response to nearly all misquotation is the effective retort of preference: utter silence. (Honorable intellectual disagreement should always be...