There are people who say a lot of true things, and people who say a lot of insightful things, but not the same people.
Error is boundless.
Nor hope nor doubt,
Though both be groundless,
Will average out.
Enthusiastic agreement is an infallible sign that you have not been understood.
With each passing year I find the argument that “no one could possibly be that stupid” less persuasive.
Now and then, in support of a cause, someone exhorts me so ardently, so passionately, so articulately, that I know in my gut, without consulting the facts, that he is wrong.
We argue over the name when we have forgotten the thing.
I don’t want you to change your opinion. I want you to abandon your opinion.
The only known cure for More for Some is Less for All.
The young are in a hurry, and the old have little time.
Metrics work, as long as no one knows what they are.
Conventional morality is mostly dysgenic.