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Adriano
Feynman principle :: "You must not fool yourself -- and you are the easiest person to fool." - http://online.wsj.com/article...
Feynman principle :: "You must not fool yourself -- and you are the easiest person to fool."
"Monitor yourself for vehemence. If you find yourself tempted to ridicule anyone who tells you are wrong, you probably are wrong. The philosopher Bertrand Russell wisely warned that the less evidence someone has that his ideas are right, "the more vehemently he asserts that there is no doubt whatsoever that he is exactly right." \\ Try the technique that psychologist Gary Klein calls a "pre-mortem." Gather a group of people whose views you respect. Ask them all to imagine looking back, a year from now, at the [decision] you just made -- and that it has turned out to be a disaster. Have them list all the possible causes of the failure. That may well help you see how it might have been avoided." - Adriano from Bookmarklet
I regret to see you exterminated my first and only, humblest and sincere trolling attempt :/ - babeuf
I'm a physicist myself and an urge to troll a post about feynman just kindled in me, just right after seeing this photo of his pointing his balls gently. - babeuf
"Physics is like sex; sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it." --Richard Feynman http://qph.cf.quoracdn.net/main-qi... - Adriano