"The big journals and Nobel laureates are the equivalent of Congressional leaders in science journalism."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Michael Pollan on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Michael Pollan on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Michael Pollan on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Michael Pollan on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Michael Pollan on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"High-quality food is better for your health."
"People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue."
"Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before."
"My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it."
"In addition to contributing to erosion, pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone, corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel - it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn."