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Greater Minds: Richard Feynman on the value of doubt

  • Richard Feynman’s essay, The Value of Science, described a philosophy of ignorance.
  • The scientific mindset is excited by ignorance as an opportunity for discovery.
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Wednesday Pontification

Silence: 2017

Richard Feynman, a renowned physicist, describes the idea of perceiving history or origin as one of many possibilities. This very fact forms the basis of quantum physics. 494 more words


Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character

Surely You’re Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character is a collection of anecdotes collected by Richard Feynman, award winning physicist. The adventures he shares include gambling with Nick the Greek, learning safe cracking and fixing radios in his childhood. 121 more words


"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"

How did you come across the book?

“So, I told one of my friends about Richard Feynman, and I kind of droned on about physics for a good 15 to 20 minutes.

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CityReads NYC

Conquer your fear

We are living our lives in fear. Fear of the internal and the external. We think that by working to remove the fear of the external, we can somehow beat the internal, but this behaviour is the equivalent to wallpapering over a live electric wire: it will always sting when we touch it even slightly. 255 more words

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This Technique Will Help You Remember Everything You Read and Study More Effectively

The Feynman Technique is a mental model named after the Nobel Prize Winning Physicist, Richard Feynman. It is a technique he created that streamlines and simplifies the learning process. 58 more words