The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. Bertrand Russell, 1872-1970, British philosopher and Nobel laureate.
I had to run an errand over to Phoenix a couple of weeks ago, where I spotted a fun mural. With Valentine’s Day around the corner (it’s Friday), I thought I’d share the mural with my long-neglected readers. This is on the west side of 32nd Street, just south of Thomas Road, on the side […]
Politicians use statistics in the same way that a drunk uses lamp-posts—for support rather than illumination. Andrew Lang, 1844-1912, Scottish poet, critic, anthropologist; best known for collecting folk and fairy tales like those of the Brothers Grimm. (quote often mis-attributed–in my estimation–to Mark Twain).