Monthly Archives: December 2006


“There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.”
(Alfred Korzybski)


“Doubtless every reader has heard something of the ingenious theory of monads — miniature replicas of the universe out of which everything in the universe is composed, as a sort of one in all, all in one — by which Leibniz explained everything (except the monads) in this world and the next.”
(E.T.Bell, Men of Mathematics, pg. 128)


“Unix is simple. It just takes a genius to understand its simplicity.”
(Dennis Ritchie)

“Those who do not understand Unix are condemned to reinvent it, poorly.”
(Henry Spencer)