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Books

Uncertainty‏

When contemplating the property uncertainty‏, as with knowledge, it turns out to be very difficult to provide an uncontentious analysis. Because of its many different conceptions and dimensions, the full value of uncertainty‏ is surprisingly hard to capture. 194 more words

Quotations

Richard Feynman, The Feynman Lectures on Physics (The Universe in a Wine Glass)

“A poet once said, “The whole universe is in a glass of wine.” We will probably never know in what sense he meant it, for poets do not write to be understood. 212 more words

Science

We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born.

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Quotes

Richard Feynman, What Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious Character

The first way in which science is of value is familiar to everyone. It is that scientific knowledge enables us to do all kinds of things and to make all kinds of things. 2,191 more words

Ethics

The Problem With 'Why' by Richard Feynman

Interviewer: If you get hold of two magnets, and you push them, you can feel this pushing between them. Turn them around the other way, and they slam together. 1,345 more words