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Weekly quote fix

“Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.” – Douglas Adams.

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“Past, and to come, seems best; things present, worst.” William Shakespeare.

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Predictions about the Future

“Every prediction, consciously or unconsciously, is a critique of both present and past” (Source: me having a rare moment of clarity) Image: futuristic city wallpapers

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Exams Don’t Predict Anything

Commenting in the New York Times last year, Laszlo Bock, then Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, said that: “For every job, the No. 1 thing we look for is general cognitive ability, and it’s not IQ. It’s … Continue reading

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“In the information society, nobody thinks. We expected to banish paper, but we actually banished thought.” Michael Crichton, Writer. (I’m not totally sure about this, but it did make me think).

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We are condemed to live in the present. We have neither the attention to remember the past nor the capacity to imagine the future.

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“You do not merely want to be considered just the best of the best, you want to be considered the only ones who do what you do.” – Jerry Garcia

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Awareness is revolutionary – Sangharakshita

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Was just reminded of something I said a few years ago, which I have no recollection of whatsoever: If computers ever become self-aware, I very much doubt they’ll want to work in insurance.

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