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Two Thoughts (1 - 7 October)
Sunday, 1 October
Two thoughts from Dave Pelzer
“When we forgive, we free ourselves from the bitter ties that bind us to the one who hurt us.”
“Draw Support From Those You Know And Trust.
Don't Leave Your Happiness To Fate.”
Monday, 2 October
Two thoughts from Roger Penrose
“In order to decide whether or not an algorithm will actually work, one needs insights, not just another algorithm.”
"(a) 'intelligence' requires 'understanding'
(b) 'understanding' requires 'awareness’”
Tuesday, 3 October
Two thoughts from Joseph C. Pearce
"Play is the royal road to childhood happiness and adult brilliance."
"Our reality is influenced by our notions about reality, regardless of the nature of those notions."
Wednesday, 4 October
Two thoughts from Frank J. Tipler
“Only a mentality that could see the entire multiverse would be able to dispense with probabilities.”
"Either theology is pure nonsense, a subject with no content, or else theology must ultimately become a branch of physics."
Thursday, 5 October
Two thoughts from Ian Stewart
"If our brains were simple enough for us to understand them, we'd be so simple that we couldn't."
“In mathematics, it's unwise to abandon an interesting idea just because it's wrong.”
Friday, 6 October
Two thoughts from Daniel Hannan
"The most dangerous diminutions of freedom come from those who are convinced of their moral rectitude."
“Once the American Revolution is understood as a civil war, much falls into place.”
Saturday, 7 October
Two thoughts from Guy de Maupassant
"A sick thought can devour the body's flesh more than fever or consumption."
"One sometimes weeps over one's illusions with as much bitterness as over a death."
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