Carl Sagan on Science, Ignorance and Power

Carl Sagan interview with Charlie Rose, 1996

In his last interview the year he died, Carl Sagan gave a chilling warning that is now coming true.

“We’ve arranged a society based on science and technology, in which nobody understands anything about science and technology,” Sagan said. “And this combustible mixture of ignorance and power, sooner or later, is going to blow up in our faces.”