Thinking – Everything

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 302020
 

The distinguished Soviet geneticist Vavilov was unpersoned for refusing to reject heredity in favor of the neo-Lamarckism championed by Lysenko and Stalin, and I feel fortunate to live in a country where nothing like that could ever happen.

Dec 242020
 

We need not search for facts that confirm our opinions: all facts confirm our opinions.

Oct 222020
 

A man at philosophy is like a cat up a tree: he can think his way into a lot more trouble than he can think his way out of.

Oct 212020
 

There are people who understand the power of speech, and people who oppose restrictions on speech, but rarely the same people.