Thursday, November 01, 2018

How To Solve The World's Problems

The semiliterate on the next bar stool will tell you with absolute, arrogant assurance just how to solve the world's problems; while the scholar who has spent a lifetime studying their causes is not at all sure how to do this.

-- Edwin Thompson Jaynes (1922 - 1998), physicist and statistician, Probability Theory: The Logic of Science (2003)

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