In de media.

"Clarity, certainty and understanding: that is essential for every human being. You want to understand. The incomprehensible, the total lack of understanding of why things are happening as they are, is what many people struggle with. People easily say: knowledge is not an end in itself. But if you are in an uncertain situation, then knowledge can indeed be a goal in itself. That has everything to do with the fact that it is functional to understand how things fit together." 

 

- Tom Postmes on the value of science concerning the Groningen earthquake problems in an interview with the University of Groningen.

"Clarity, certainty and understanding: that is essential for every human being. You want to understand. The incomprehensible, the total lack of understanding of why things are happening as they are, is what many people struggle with. People easily say: knowledge is not an end in itself. But if you are in an uncertain situation, then knowledge can indeed be a goal in itself. That has everything to do with the fact that it is functional to understand how things fit together." 

 

- Tom Postmes on the value of science concerning the Groningen earthquake problems in an interview with the University of Groningen.