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The discovery of atomic energy has made it possible for us to invent all the advanced forms of energy that we use in our everyday life. Electricity is also a result of this innovation which has given man the power to turn his nights into days and hence work for longer hours. The television and radio that provide us with entertainment and relaxation are also gifts of science.

This account was written in 1969 for publication in Marihuana Reconsidered (1971)

Pretty much everything we do in our daily lives consists of science underlying it. From using a simple calculator, to closing of the door as well as using bigger washing machines, the entire world is made of science and its numerous innovations have only made it easier for us to spend our lives more comfortably than ever. Without science and its inventions, the society will surely reach the stone ages and we will no longer be able to live a sophisticated life. Imagine your life without electricity, fuel, vehicles and plastic, pretty incomplete right? So here are a few uses of science in our everyday life.


Sagan was in his mid-thirties at that time

Locke, John | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy