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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Thoughts of a Citizen Scientist, 1999

Looking back at the worst times, it always seems that they were times in which there were people who believed with absolute faith and absolute dogmatism in something. And they were so serious in this matter that they insisted that the rest of the world agree with them. And then they would do things that were directly inconsistent with their own beliefs in order to maintain that what they said was true.

Richard Feynman, The Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen Scientist (1999)

Serendipitously stumbled across October 31, 2006 in a wild google for a Feynman link.



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