In Memory of Dr. Michael Crichton

-Posted by D. Worth (US) | for- M. Barbay (France)

"In the end, science offers us the only way out of politics. And if we allow science to become politicized, then we are lost. We will enter the Internet version of the dark ages, an era of shifting fears and wild prejudices, transmitted to people who don't know any better." - Michael Crichton

I've been saddened by the passing of Dr. Crichton. Those of us, fortunate to have met him, understood his multi-dimensional insight; and thirst for investigation, which stood on the side of freely evolving science...

As author, producer, director, and Anthropologist MD...

He even stood before US Senate Committee on Environment; which actually (on a higher level) fully confirmed his message...
Must see: 'Upper Strata' grill the misbehaving Skeptics!
VIDEO: Unbelievable!
From his testimony: (Sept. 28th, 2005)
"I want to state emphatically that nothing in my remarks should be taken to imply that we can ignore our environment, or that we should not take climate change seriously. On the contrary, we must dramatically improve our record on environmental management. That is why a focused effort on climate science, aimed at securing sound, independently verified answers to policy questions, is so important now."
And view a brief lesson in History (State of Fear)
VIDEO (worth the watch!)
His creative avenues of expression; will always be remembered in the years to come... And I believe they will continue to find their way to a greater role by Scientists; and end to intimidations which threaten the future of Science...

ps: Note the estimated Kp Index at the time of his passing...View.
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