The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
Mathematics may be defined as the subject where we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true
“I don’t think there is a climate crisis. I think the key processes are exaggerated and misunderstood by a factor of about 200.”
On the other hand, I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum mechanics. So do not take the lecture too seriously, feeling that you really have to understand in terms of some model what I am going to describe,...
“The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.”
“Climate change is a huge swindle” and green policies will make it “worse than Communist East Germany”, Princess Gloria warns.
We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future.
The opinions that are held with passion are always those for which no good ground exists; indeed the passion is the measure of the holders lack of rational conviction...
You can see what we are up against.
“It is easy to forget that science offers more than a body of knowledge and a process for adding new knowledge. It tells us not only what we know but what we don’t know. It identifies areas of uncertainty and offers an...
“It’s amazing how much panic one honest man can spread among a multitude of hypocrites.” ― Thomas Sowell
The greatest challenge facing mankind is the challenge of distinguishing reality from fantasy, truth from propaganda
I don’t know what’s the matter with people: they don’t learn by understanding; they learn by some other way—by rote or something. Their knowledge is so fragile!” — Richard Feynman
“If there is something very slightly wrong in our definition of the theories, then the full mathematical rigor may convert these errors into ridiculous conclusions.” —Richard Feynman, Lectures on Gravitation.
“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” — Albert Einstein.
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