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American journalist 1925-20050
Faithful horoscope-watching, practiced daily, provides just the sort of small but warm and infinitely reassuring fillip that gets matters off to a spirited start.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (2011) 32
The bigger the real-life problems, the greater the tendency for the discipline to retreat into a reassuring fantasy-land of abstract theory and technical manipulation.