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  •  Also mussten Sie im langer Zeit (1+ / 0-)
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    nur schlimme Witz gehören!

    Wear it in good health, don't spend it all in one place, etc. (Somehow I knew you'd be enthralled when the magic number appeared...)

    Pauli, who was infamous for demolishing bad physics (& bad physicists), once said of someone's idea that it was so bad it "wasn't even wrong". (By which he meant, IIRC, that it was too vague or imprecise to be vulnerable to falsification.)

    snarcolepsy, n: a condition in which the sufferer responds to any comment with a smartass comeback.

    by Uncle Cosmo on Wed Jun 08, 2011 at 06:55:51 PM PDT

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    •  And now we live in a time where ideas not (0+ / 0-)

      subject to falsification are all emperors wearing new clothes.

      Someday I intend to crawl out of my black hole.

      Thanks for the bits of history.   I enjoy them very much.

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