Progress in science is often built on wrong theories that are later corrected. It is better to be wrong than to be vague.

Freeman Dyson
Freeman Dyson (1923-2020) English-American theoretical physicist, mathematician, futurist
The Scientist as Rebel, Part 3, ch. 19 “The World on a String” (2006)

Originally published in New York Review of Books (2003-11-06).

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