"We've arranged a society based on science and technology in which nobody understands anything about science and technology, and this combustible mixture of ignorance and power, sooner or later, is going to blow up in our faces. I mean, who is running the science and technology in a democracy if the people don't know anything about it?
It is surely self-evident to say that if you set out to say or write anything, a lecture, a letter, a newspaper article, a book, the resulting work will be largely about yourself. That it is your biases, your opinions, your education, your society, your life experiences which contribute to and give a flavour to the content. I have reflected on this over the past few years, intending to write a book and on each occasion, with different starting points and different storylines it unraveled to a point where I just couldn't couldn't join up all the threads.