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"The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth."
- Pierre Abelard

Monday, November 27, 2006
So very
worth reading.

posted by Rachel 11/27/2006
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Holy shit.

posted by Rachel 11/27/2006
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"What I'm doing, really, is to look at things as they are. It's what you must do. Forget your ideals, your theories, your notions as to what people OUGHT to do. Consider what they ARE doing. Once a person is oriented to face facts rather than delusions, problems tend to disappear. At the very least, they fall into their true perspective and become soluble."
- Isaac Asimov

"If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."
- Isaac Asimov

"Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not."
- Isaac Asimov

"Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is."
- Isaac Asimov

"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'"
- Isaac Asimov

"The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom."
- Isaac Asimov

"Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do."
- Isaac Asimov

"To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today."
- Isaac Asimov

"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent."
- Isaac Asimov

"Reality is completely indifferent to your feelings, wishes, or your unresolved issues."
- Dr. Sanity

posted by Rachel 11/27/2006
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