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08-04-2017, 11:34 AM
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"Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy." - Joseph Campbell

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08-04-2017, 11:47 AM
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“It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. ” -Seneca

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08-04-2017, 11:59 AM
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"Everything is the way it is because it got that way." - D'Arcy Thompson

Skepticism is not a position; it is an approach to claims.
Science is not a subject, but a method.
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08-04-2017, 12:36 PM (This post was last modified: 08-04-2017 12:52 PM by GirlyMan.)
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(08-04-2017 11:59 AM)Chas Wrote:  "Everything is the way it is because it got that way." - D'Arcy Thompson

"Must be something else we say, everything must be this way, everything must be this way." -Jim Morrison Smile




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08-04-2017, 03:31 PM
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"It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians."
Henrik Ibsen
 

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08-04-2017, 04:14 PM
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"The best of ideas is hurt by uncritical acceptance and thrives on critical examination."
George Pólya

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09-04-2017, 05:02 AM
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"We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules."
Alan Bennett (from Getting on, Act 1)
 

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10-04-2017, 06:44 AM
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I find out of long experience that I admire all nations and hate all governments.
John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters concerning religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not above the monkey’s.”~Mark Twain
“Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.”~ Ambrose Bierce
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10-04-2017, 07:05 AM
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"Life is nothing but well organized carbon chemistry."
Petter Bøckmann (zoologist, Museum of Natural History, University of Oslo)
 

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10-04-2017, 07:07 AM
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(10-04-2017 06:44 AM)Full Circle Wrote:  I find out of long experience that I admire all nations and hate all governments.
John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America
I loved that book. Read it years ago. But I do not necessarily agree with the latter part of the statement.

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