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To solve problems...

Problems cannot be solved with the same mindset that created them.


The other self

Your neighbor is your other self dwelling behind a wall. In understanding, all walls shall fall down.


To sit upon a cloud

Should you sit upon a cloud you would not see the boundary line between one country and another, nor the boundary stone between a farm and a farm.

It is a pity you cannot sit upon a cloud.

The financing of research

Research needs funding in two main domains : cancer and antimissile guns. For antimissile guns, there are taxes. For cancer, we pass around a hat.

Pierre Desproges, French comedian, author, and actor (1939-1988)