A. It is a prediction which is made by mathematics. I pass no moral judgment. Personally, I regret the prospect. (I.6.75)
There was a pause and Pirenne tried again. "This whole discussion is wide of the point. Terminus is not a planet, but a scientific foundation preparing a great encyclopedia. Space, man, have you no respect for science?"
"Encyclopedias don't win wars." (II.2.74-75)
"What kind of science is it to be stuck out here for centuries classifying the work of scientists of the last millennium? Have you ever thought of working onward, extending their knowledge and improving upon it?" (II.3.37)