Michael Crichton was an author and filmmaker known for his science fiction, techno-thriller, and medical fiction novels. He attended Harvard University, where he studied anthropology, zoology and medicine. He was a gifted writer who combined scientific accuracy with suspenseful storytelling. Crichton’s intellectual powers left a scholarly legacy for intelligent people. Below are some of his curated musings articulated originally by others.
What really interests me is whether God has any choice in the creation of the world.
~ Albert Einstein
Deep in the chaotic regime, slight changes in structure almost always cause vast changes in behavior. Complex controllable behavior seems precluded.
~ Stuart Kaufman
Sequelae are inherently unpredictable.
~ Ian Malcolm (Crichton)
The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.
~ Steve Weinberg
The word “cause” is an altar to an unknown god.
~ William James
What is not possible is not to choose.
~ Jean Paul Sartre