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some things to think about...

  • Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

  • Anybody who isn't confused here does not really understand what's going on.
      -- Belfast citizen, 1970

  • The difference between theory and practice is:
    in theory there's no difference between theory and practice.
      -- Jan L.A. van de Snepscheut (re-phrased by?)

  • Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife -- chopping off what's incomplete and saying:
      "Now it's complete because it's ended here."

  • Fail often in order to succeed sooner.

  • One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
      -- Admiral Grace Hopper

  • Don't let your meat loaf.

  • Humans have been humans for a long time now,
    but we don't seem to be getting any better at it.

  • Slipping into madness is good, for the sake of comparison.

  • There is no substitute for Understanding.