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Widespread intellectual and moral docility may be convenient for leaders in the short term, but it is suicidal for nations in the long term. One of the criteria for national leadership should therefore be a talent for understanding, encouraging, and making constructive use of vigorous criticism. - Carl Sagan

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American scientist, 1934 - 96

Born:9th November, 1934
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Starsign: Scorpio

Author Keywords: Scientist, American

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