Every theory presented as a scientific concept is just that; it's a theory that tries to explain more about the world than previous theories have done. It is open to being challenged and to being proven incorrect.
Although I am a public figure, I'm still a little shy. I don't think my own personality is important. I prefer to keep some small dosage of privacy.
A scientist's aim in a discussion with his colleagues is not to persuade, but to clarify.
By keeping my hand in that, it's the way I keep learning. The main way you learn in medicine is by practicing and working with patients.
Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among species would breach customary breeding barriers and have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes has substantially disappeared as the science revealed that such exchanges occur in nature.
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
Anthropology in general has always been fairly hospitable to female scholars, and even to feminist scholars.
Has feminism made us all more conscious? I think it has. Feminist critiques of anthropological masculine bias have been quite important, and they have increased my sensitivity to that kind of issue.
To make the moral achievement implicit in science a source of strength to civilization, the scientist will have to have the cooperation also of the philosopher and the religious teacher.
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