Machinery does mostly good as reality and mostly harm as metaphor.
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.
The trouble with physics is that it doesn’t scale.
There is almost no contemporary imbecility that cannot be found in Rousseau.
The triumph of physics has poisoned many disciplines, including physics.
Reality defeats taxonomy.
In science the social construction of reality is known as peer review.
The struggle to assimilate a new idea without disturbing the old ones is hideously physical, like becoming a werewolf.
No cynic would argue for cynicism.
Mathematics, n. That part of human knowledge in which deduction is reliable.
It is often more useful to generalize a question than to answer it.