"If you publish a scientific paper it is very hard to start a nationwide debate about something. If you do this in a movie, you can start a debate. We like to create a bridge between those two worlds - film and science."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Jose Padilha on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Jose Padilha on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Jose Padilha on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Jose Padilha on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Jose Padilha on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I like to give dimension to shots inside action scenes. It's demanding because you have to rehearse a lot of things happening at the same time and frame all those things in a shot. But I feel like when you accomplish that then you've got a cool action scene."
"Usually I say I have no imagination."
"As it turns out, what looks like science sometimes is not."
"Science is based on the possibility of objectivity, on the possibility of different people checking out for themselves the observations made by others. Without that possibility, there is no empirical principle capable of deciding between different arguments and theories."
"Pretty soon we'll have robots in our society, you're going to have a lot of automated processes that used to be done by people - this is happening. Society and technology is changing so fast, and the impact of the change on society and technology is global, not local."
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