Pure mathematics is a system of 100% precise and 99.99...% necessary propositions, whereas applied mathematics is a system of 100% precise and 99.99...% unnecessary propositions.
Source: Superultramodern Science and Philosophy
Contributed by: Kedar
Thorough optimism is the foremost sign of a cultured mind.
Nature, by its very nature, is very brutal and unequal. However, Man has somehow managed to transform the nature of its brutality and inequality.
Man is more social within than without.
Expect of Man God, and he will appear to be a beast. Expect of Man a beast, and he will appear to be God.
Ask a true scientist a very profound question on his science, and he will be silent. Ask a true religious person a very simple question on his religion, and he will be frenzied.
The time has come for the greatest revolution of all times.
The worst mockery God can make of a moralist is that He compels him to be a solipsist.
Professionalism is nothing but a crude insistance on the mechanization of mankind.
I have far more reasons to rather disbelieve that a man besides me suffers when he cries, yet I have far more sentiments, than those great reasons, to instead weep for his, far less likely, sufferings.
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