WhoreA young man asked the Elders, “What is science?” One said, “It is a quest to understand the world.” A second said, “It is a whore that man exploits for his purposes.” A third said, “It is a mirror that reveals what is in the mind of man.” But the wisest among them replied, “It is all these things.” The young man pondered this response and asked, “Which is it the most?” and the wise one replied, “In your time, a whore.”

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