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I can indeed hardly see how anyone ought
to wish Christianity to be true; for if
so the plain language of the text seems
to show that the men who do not believe,
and this would include my Father, Brother,
and almost all my best friends, will be
everlastingly punished. And this is a damnable
Darwin - Truth
It is generally recognized that women are
better than men at languages, personal relations
and multitasking, but less good at map-reading
and spatial awareness. It is therefore not
unreasonable to suppose that women might
be less good at mathematics and physics.
It is not politically correct to say such
things and the president of Harvard got
in terrible trouble for doing so. But it
cannot be denied that there are differences
between men and women. Of course, these
are differences between the averages only.
There are wide variations about the mean.
Hawking - Woman
Correctness - Men
You have to know accounting. It's the language
of practical business life. It was a very
useful thing to deliver to civilization.
I've heard it came to civilization through
Venice which of course was once the great
commercial power in the Mediterranean. However,
double entry bookkeeping was a hell of an
Munger - Accounting
So far no one had had enough courage and
intelligence to reveal me to my dear Germans.
My problems are new, my psychological horizon
frighteningly comprehensive, my language
bold and clear; there may well be no books
written in German which are richer in ideas
and more independent than mine.
Nietzsche - Intelligence
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