(Once again, I have been neglecting this space).
This is the opening lines from the article in Slate cited below. Science is an attitude:
If I could ensure that kids come away from science class with one thing only, it wouldn’t be a set of facts. It would be an attitude—something that the late physicist Richard Feynman called “scientific integrity,” the willingness to bend over backward to examine reasons your pet theories about the world might be wrong.
From the article Surprise! The most important skill in science or self-improvement is noticing the unexpected. in Slate.