Sunday, July 06, 2008

Benford's law of controversy

One for Chris (in the unlikely event that he hasn't heard of it already...)

Passion is inversely proportional to the amount of real information available. (detail)

1 comment:

PooterGeek said...

Timescape used to be one of my favourite novels when I was a teenager, but I'd forgotten that quote. It does describe, however, my approach to General Studies 'A'-Level at the time: "Never answer any essay question about a subject you give a toss about." The result was anodyne, carefully balanced laundry-list responses and A grades.