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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

Oct 152014
 

Better that X guilty men go free than one innocent man be convicted. Solve for X.

Jun 162014
 

Every effort to know your own mind changes it, sometimes beyond recognition.

Jun 122014
 

Doubt of the obvious engenders belief in the impossible.

Apr 082014
 

To make a reputation as a deep thinker, settle on a single half-truth early, and spend the rest of your life flogging it.

Mar 242014
 

The less a discipline resembles mathematics, the less likely a clever theory is to be true.