Phoenix acknowledges that she has a hell of a fight on her hands – and she’ll need plenty of donations to help her campaign triumph over Knight’s well-oiled and wealthy machinations – but she is confident that a scientific ticket will win the day. It’s nothing less than ambitious, but she points out that this is no different from the goals and capabilities of science itself.
“You know, I was just that kid that never stopped asking why. I think we’re all that kid. We may have moments where we lost a little bit, but if we tap into that curiosity – that’s what put people on the Moon.”
“Curiosity always wins over fear; it’ll always be more universal than fear-mongering and ignorance.”