The following is an actual question given on a University of Washington engineering mid- term . The answer was so “profound ” that the Professor shared it with colleagues , and the sharing obviously hasn’t ceased … Bonus Question : Is Hell exothermic ( gives off heat ) or Endothermic ( absorbs heat )? Most of the students wrote Proofs of their beliefs...
I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in...– Henry David Thoreau (via nec-plus-ultra)
The world only began to get something of value from me the moment I stopped...– Henry Miller, the Revolution of Everyday Life (via nec-plus-ultra)
... Simply quoted!
“The problem with corruption is it totally immobilises everyone. Just imagine you are a young [person finishing school and] you have to decide on a career. If you are in China you look up and you see who is making money, it is the entrepreneurs. They have an engineering degree … and are billionaires in dollars. That is the people they want to emulate. In many countries in Africa,...