Far more important is this: Science is a way of governing, not just something to
be governed. Science offers a methodology and philosophy rooted in evidence,
kept in check by persistent inquiry, and bounded by the constraints of a
self-critical and rigorous method. Science is a lens through which we can and
should visualize and solve complex problems, organize government and
multilateral bodies, establish international alliances, inspire national pride,
restore positive feelings about America around the globe, embolden democracy,
and ultimately, lead the world. More than anything, what this lens offers the
next administration is a limitless capacity to handle all that comes its way, no
matter how complex or unanticipated.
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