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There's no scientific consensus that life is important!
Ignorance is bliss. Knowledge is power. Power corrupts. Personally, I think bliss is overrated.
Collection of aesops
Knowledge is power. Power corrupts. Study hard. Be evil.
From a t-shirt, of all places
Beware, you who seek first and final principles, for you are trampling the garden of an angry God and he awaits you just beyond the last theorem.
Sister Miriam Godwinson, Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri the wheels of progress.
"Hey, we made cancer airborne and contagious! You're welcome. We're Science. We're all about 'coulda,' not 'shoulda.'"
Patton Oswalt, Werewolves and Lollipops

10. Luddite Rule (or, George Lucas Rule)

Speaking of which, technology is inherently evil and is the exclusive province of the Bad Guys. They're the ones with the robots, factories, cyberpunk megalopolises and floating battle stations, while the Good Guys live in small villages in peaceful harmony with nature. (Although somehow your guns and/or heavily armed airships are exempted from this.)
"All our lauded technological progress - our very civilization - is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal."
—Albert Einstein
Me go too far! ...Me am play gods!
Science... Has failed... Our world! Science... has failed our Mother Earth!
System of a Down, Science
"Science leads you to killing people."
Ben Stein
He tampered in God's domain.
Bride of the Monster
Yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think if they should.
Dr. Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park
Dr. Weird, After unleashing a giant robot rabbit, Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Science hurts!
Science Vessel, Attacking, Starcraft II
Will we next create false gods to rule over us? How proud we have become, and how blind.
Sister Miriam Godwinson, "We Must Dissent" Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
You're listening to Black Mesa radio: We play the hits while you play God."
—A Gag Dub of the Half Life intro by Yahtzee
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