...Synthesis is also an important attribute of reason. (<vc9ptrnsqhw.fsf@kurasc.kyoto-u.ac.jp>) ...we won't use guns, we won't use bombs, we'll use the one thing we've got more of, that's our minds. (Pulp) A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. (Groucho Marx) A conclusion is the place where you get tired of thinking. (Arthur Bloch) Ein Feigling ist jemand, der in gefaehrlichen Situationen mit den Beinen denkt. (Ambrose Bierce) Eine neue Art von Denken ist notwendig, wenn die Menschheit weiterleben will. (Albert Einstein) Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. (Douglas Adams) Innovation ist nicht das Ergebnis logischen Denkens, auch wenn das Ergebnis logisch ist. (Albert Einstein) It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. (Mark Twain) Jesus saves, Buddha does incremental backups. (http://byzero.de/zitate/) Some kinds of waste really are disgusting. SUVs, for example, would arguably be gross even if they ran on a fuel which would never run out and generated no pollution. SUVs are gross because they're the solution to a gross problem. (How to make minivans look more masculine.) (http://www.paulgraham.com/hundred.html) (Paul Graham) Vernunft ist manchmal nichts anderes als der Mut zur Feigheit. (Bernard Shaw) Wo Recht zu Unrecht wird, wird Widerstand zur Pflicht. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)