Erring

Error is boundless.
Nor hope nor doubt,
Though both be groundless,
Will average out.
—Cunningham

Nov 022016
 

Don’t worry about the facts. You can always find the ones you need.

Oct 202016
 

The lottery ticket is cheap, it’s the hope that’s expensive.

Oct 192016
 

The relative demand for truth and opinion closely approximates the relative supply.

Oct 072016
 

If a rule is required, then its outcomes will be imperfect.

Sep 192016
 

Stupid people, inconveniently, are often right.

Sep 082016
 

Demanding respect is the infallible sign of not deserving it.

Aug 242016
 

That the many knowledgeable and intelligent people who disagree with you are deluded is the most common delusion of all.

Aug 192016
 

We would do better to speak of gaps in our ignorance.

Jul 182016
 

One can be too fair-minded, but it is not a common problem.