"What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error."
Raymond Aron, from "The Opium of the Intellectuals"
"To value machines and virtual reality over our humanity is a choice that will clash head-on with 500,000 years of biological wisdom."
Richard Strozzi Heckler, Rancho Strozzi Institute
"The computational toolbox of individual neurons dwarfs the elements available to today's electronic circuit designers."
Christof Koch, Neuroscientist, Caltech
"The brain is nothing like the computers it has designed."
John J. Ratey, Harvard Medical School