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The Experiences and Challenges of Science and Ethics: Proceedings of an American-Iranian Workshop
is unsuitable for dialog and unanimity unless it becomes aware of its condition and exits from its artificial identity and begins unanimity. Freedom makes sense if “the other” is realized, and with the acceptance and tolerating of “the other,” it is stabilized and preserved. Violence, wherever it is, from whatever side it emanates, and with whatever justification, destroys freedom and justice and demolishes ethics. Marquis De Sade and Denis Diderot, the two great French authors, were right to say that whenever wisdom and science are separated from ethics and ethical ends they act against themselves and turn to violence and savagery. Wisdom, science, and truth must be saved. This is the most genuine ethical principle in the present world.