A: The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.
B: That’s right. The hand that rocks the ladle rules the world.
“He needs more than a blessing. He needs a kleenex.”
A: Do you approve of cell phones for children?
B: Only for those not in solitary.
keywords: clubs for children, telephones
Some portion of the ‘trainings’ of ‘professional development’ consists simply of required readings – verified by a smoke test.
1. clerical (e.g., transposition of digits)
4.3 false positive / negative
4.4 fallacy (wrong perspective)
Physics is all about what happens when intervention is lacking.
Engineering is all about intervention in light of knowledge of Physics.
In the beginning, procedures are more important than concepts. This is because the relative importance of procedures and concepts is given by the splitter function. That is, if x is the amount of progress in the subject, then the fraction of attention that should be given to procedures is r(x)/x, and the fraction of attention that should be given to concepts is the remaining fraction, that is, 1 – r(x)/x. (This is why religion has such a strong hold on the hoi polloi – because it is only nominally about concepts, but actually about procedures. This is also the basis of Hans Kelsen’s remark about ideology not being embarrassed by inconsistencies.)
keywords: proper sequencing