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Unformatted text preview: Hanson 1 Sammy Hanson English 101 11/08/2010 Paul DK Sagan After reading the essay, “No Such Thing As A Dumb Question” by Carl Segan It got me thinking about my childhood school years. In Sagan's essay he starts off talking about how when many children grow up they are natural-born scientists that have the urge to ask every single question they don't know and get a answer, but when they start to grow up they lose that natural curiosity. When I was reading Sagan's article the paragraph that first caught my attention was, “ Many of these children are natural-born scientists although heavy on the wonder side and light in the skepticism. They're curious, intellectually vigorous. Provocative and insightful questions bubble-out of them. They exhibit enormous enthusiasm. I'm asked follow-up questions. They've never heard of the notion of a “dumb question.””(Sagan pg 322). Children questions....
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- Spring '11
- English, Paul DK Sagan