What issues does this play raise about the role of science is our lives?
What questions about the role of the scientist?
The Philosopher says in scene four: "Why should we go out of our
way to look for things that can only strike a discord in the effable harmony?"
Andrea says: "Unhappy is the land that breeds no hero." And
Galileo replies: "Unhappy is the land that needs a hero"(115).
What do they mean?
Please contribute two quotes from the play that you think are worthwhile.