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

Dec 212012

Our collective delusion that we can fix most problems is another problem we can’t fix.

Dec 132012

We pay too little regard to surfaces and too much to depths.

Dec 052012

Every contemporary freethinker would believe in Christianity if born in medieval England, and slavery if born in ancient Rome.

Nov 302012

Those who believe that what you cannot quantify does not exist also believe that what you can quantify, does.

Nov 082012

When someone says that an argument has been discredited he means only that it has gone out of style.