Sunday, February 28, 2010

Eric Calais

Earthquakes don't kill — they don't create damage — if there's nothing to damage.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Zachary Shore

I believe we often blunder not because our thinking is wrong, but because it is rigid.

To be clear, let me make a distinction between three important terms. A mistake is simply an error arising from incorrect data. A blunder, in contrast, is a solution to a problem that makes matters worse than before you began. Finally, a cognition trap is the mental framework that led you to a blunder.



30分にもわたるぶつかりげいこの後に、兄弟子から暴行を加えられ急死した力士は、入門後もタバコを辞めず再三脱走を 繰り返したという。親方としては相撲を通じてなんとか素行を改めさせたかったのだろう。... チャンコの席でビール瓶で 殴ったのは ... 普段は温厚な親方が ...

Monday, February 15, 2010

El Niño, La Niña

El Niño: El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) - Arctic Oscillation

Friday, February 12, 2010

George Santayana

Wisdom comes by disillusionment.


There are many who know many things, yet are lacking in wisdom.

Leonard Cohen

There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.

Remy de Gourmont

Savoir ce que tout le monde sait, c'est ne rien savoir.

Saturday, February 6, 2010



Monday, February 1, 2010