Thinking

Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.
—Whitehead

Dec 022015
 

There is an absence of evidence that absence of evidence is evidence of absence.

Nov 232015
 

All sources are biased, all evidence is tainted, and all consciousness is bourgeois.

Nov 192015
 

“You are evil” — all lower-class arguments take this form. “You are stupid” is the higher class.

Nov 132015
 

We call mad the man with one fixed idea, and sane the man with none.

Oct 262015
 

Man begins by treating objects as agents; then he grows scientific, and treats agents as objects.

Oct 162015
 

To discover the most appalling ignorance of science one need only canvass its most vociferous defenders.

Sep 242015
 

Humans think as women preach — not well, but one is surprised to find it done at all.