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I don't think my father loved his job with the city, but on the other hand, I'm not sure he ever asked himself major questions like 'Do I like my job? Is this really what I want to spend my life doing? Is it as fulfilling as some of the dreams I had for myself when I was a young man serving in Korea and reading British poetry in my bunk in the barracks at night?' He had a family to support, this was his job, he got up every day and did it, end of story, everything else is just self-indulgent nonsense. That may actually have been the lifetime sum-total of his thinking on the matter. HeDavid Foster Wallace Nonsense Questions Sayings By David Foster Wallace: I don't think my father loved his job with the city, but on the other
Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. How many hours are in a mile? Is yellow square or round? Probably half the questions we ask - half our great theological and metaphysical problems - are like that.C.S. Lewis Nonsense Questions Sayings By C.S. Lewis: Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All
The advance of our technology is coincidental with the loss of our appetite for ethical questions that ought to attend the implications of these new powers. . . In the name of diversity, any idea is regarded as worthy as any other; any nonsense is entitled to a forum, a full hearing, and equal time.Thomas Lynch Nonsense Questions Sayings By Thomas Lynch: The advance of our technology is coincidental with the loss of our appetite for ethical
No more harmful nonsense exists than [the] common supposition that deepest insight into great questions about the meaning of life or the structure of reality emerges most readily when a free, undisciplined, and uncluttered (read, rather, ignorant and uneducated) mind soars above mere earthly knowledge and concern.Stephen Jay Gould Nonsense Questions Sayings By Stephen Jay Gould: No more harmful nonsense exists than [the] common supposition that deepest insight into great questions
When things don't add up, either you don't have a calculator or you forgot to use commonsense by simply asking.Shannon L. Alder Nonsense Questions Sayings By Shannon L. Alder: When things don't add up, either you don't have a calculator or you forgot to
Seduced by the spectacular theoretical and practical successes of the objective sciences into thinking that the methods and criteria of those sciences were the only means to truth, philosophers sought to apply those same methods and criteria to questions relating to the meaning of life and the values that give meaning to life. Philosophy, especially the Analytical species prevalent in the English-speaking world, was broken up into specialized disciplines and fragmented into particular problems, all swayed and impregnated by scientism, reductionism, and relativism. All questions of meaning and value were consigned to the rubbish heap of 'metaphysical nonsense'.D.R. Khashaba Nonsense Questions Sayings By D.R. Khashaba: Seduced by the spectacular theoretical and practical successes of the objective sciences into thinking that
Much of the self-righteous nonsense that abounds on so many subjects cannot stand up to three questions: (1) Compared to what? (2) At what cost? and (3) What are the hard facts?.Thomas Sowell Nonsense Questions Sayings By Thomas Sowell: Much of the self-righteous nonsense that abounds on so many subjects cannot stand up to
If a doctor said you had stomach cancer, would you consult Rush Limbaugh for a second opinion? Of course, that sounds like nonsense, but many Americans have no qualms about listening to political commentators and untrained activists when it comes to even more complex scientific questions.Kurt Eichenwald Nonsense Questions Sayings By Kurt Eichenwald: If a doctor said you had stomach cancer, would you consult Rush Limbaugh for a
Why do they [Americans] quarrel, why do they hate Negroes, Indians, even Germans, why do they not have science and poetry commensurate with themselves, why are there so many frauds and so much nonsense? I cannot soon give a solution to these questions ... It was clear that in the United States there was a development not of the best, but of the middle and worst sides of European civilization; the notorious general voting, the tendency to politics ... all the same as in Europe. A new dawn is not to be seen on this side of the ocean.Dmitri Mendeleev Nonsense Questions Sayings By Dmitri Mendeleev: Why do they [Americans] quarrel, why do they hate Negroes, Indians, even Germans, why do
Most propositions and questions, that have been written about philosophical matters, are not false, but senseless ... (They are of the same kind as the question whether the Good is more or less identical than the Beautiful.)Ludwig Wittgenstein Nonsense Questions Sayings By Ludwig Wittgenstein: Most propositions and questions, that have been written about philosophical matters, are not false, but
I think as an actor, you're more like a dancer, and you have to use your body. I don't understand all these questions about nudity. It's a nonsense. He's an actor, an artist, so get on with it.Steve McQueen Nonsense Questions Sayings By Steve McQueen: I think as an actor, you're more like a dancer, and you have to use
We were all born by accident but this wandering caravan
will make camp in perfection
Forget the nonsense categories of there and here, race, nation, religion, starting point and destination
You are soul, and you are love, ...
No more questions now as to what it is we're doing here
Coleman Barks Nonsense Questions Sayings By Coleman Barks: We were all born by accident but this wandering caravan will make camp in perfectionForget
I don't think he would have had any trouble answering Justice Sonia Sotomayor's excellent challenge in a case involving GPS surveillance. She said we need an alternative to this whole way of thinking about the privacy now which says that when you give data to a third party, you have no expectations of privacy. And [Louis] Brandeis would have said nonsense, of course you have expectations of privacy because it's intellectual privacy that has to be protected. That's my attempt to channel him on some of those privacy questions.Jeffrey Rosen Nonsense Questions Sayings By Jeffrey Rosen: I don't think he would have had any trouble answering Justice Sonia Sotomayor's excellent challenge
Questions are for the benefit of every student, not just the one raising his hand. If you don't have the starch to stand up in class and admit what you don't understand, then I don't have the time to explain it to you. If you don't have a policy against nonsense you can wind up with a dozen timid little rabbits lined up in the hall outside your office, all waiting to whisper the same imbecilic question in your ear.Ann Patchett Nonsense Questions Sayings By Ann Patchett: Questions are for the benefit of every student, not just the one raising his hand.