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#1. For me, [John Wheeler] was the last Titan, the only physics superhero still standing. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#2. I feel that my main responsibility as a teacher isn't to convey facts, but to rekindle that lost enthusiasm for asking questions. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#3. Economics was largely a form of intellectual prostitution where you got rewarded for saying what the powers that be wanted to hear. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#4. So I feel that the experimental verdict is in: the world is weird, and we just have to learn to live with it. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#5. The core of a scientific lifestyle is to change your mind when faced with information that disagrees with your views, avoiding intellectual inertia, yet many of us praise leaders who stubbornly stick to their views as "strong." - Author: Max Tegmark
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#6. The challenge for physics is deriving the consensus reality from the external reality, and the challenge for cognitive science is to derive the internal reality from the consensus reality. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#7. Some key physical entities such as empty space, elementary particles and the wavefunction appear to be purely mathematical int he sense that their only intrinsic properties are mathematical properties. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#8. Alas, I soon grew disillusioned, concluding that economics was largely a form of intellectual prostitution where you got rewarded for saying what the powers that be wanted to hear. Whatever - Author: Max Tegmark
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#9. Our external physical reality is a mathematical structure. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#10. The enormous usefulness of mathematics in the natural sciences is something bordering on the mysterious and ... there is no rational explanation for it. - Eugene Wigner, 1960 - Author: Max Tegmark
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#11. The Canadian-Australian mathematician Norman Wildberger has posted an essay arguing that real numbers are a joke. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#12. I think that consciousness is the way information feels when being processed in certain complex ways. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#13. Whereas the complexity of an object measures how complicated it is to describe, its information content measures the extent to which it describes the rest of the world. In other words, information is a measure of how much meaning complexity has. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#14. The cognitive science's challenge is to link our consensus reality to our internal reality, but physics' challenge is to link our consensus reality to our external reality. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#15. We're all born with curiosity, but at some point, school usually manages to knock that out of us. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#16. In infinite space, even the most unlikely events must take place somewhere. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#17. If I get a parking ticket, there is always a parallel universe where I didn't. On the other hand, there is yet another universe where my car was stolen. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#18. The hallmark of a deep explanation is that it answers more than you ask - Author: Max Tegmark
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#19. If life were a movie, physical reality would be the entire DVD: Future and past frames exist just as much as the present one. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#20. There's no better guarantee of failure than convincing yourself that success is impossible, and therefore never even trying. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#21. Our physical world not only is described by mathematics, but that it is mathematics, making us self-aware parts of a giant mathematical object. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#22. As the ancient Greeks replaced myth-based explanations with mechanistic models of the Solar System, their emphasis shifted from asking why to asking how. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#23. It's easy to make money when you have a lot of it. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#24. Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance. - Confucius The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about. - Wayne Dyer - Author: Max Tegmark
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#25. Physics is the ultimate intellectual adventure, the quest to understand the deepest mysteries of our Universe. Physics doesn't take something fascinating and make it boring. Rather, it helps us see more clearly, adding to the beauty and wonder of the world around us. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#26. The classification above is based on a 2011 presentation by MIT grad student David Hernandez for my cosmology class. Because such simplistic taxonomies are strictly impossible, they should be taken with a large grain of salt: - Author: Max Tegmark
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#27. All too often, schools resemble museums, reflecting the past rather than shaping the future - Author: Max Tegmark
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#28. In 2056, I think you'll be able to buy T-shirts on which are printed equations describing the unified laws of our universe. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#29. Physical reality does not require that we be pleased with its mechanism; we must see the implications of a theory for what they are and not for what we would like them to be. - Author: Kevin Michel
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#30. Darwin's theory thus makes the testable prediction that whenever we use technology to glimpse reality beyond the human scale, our evolved intuition should break down. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#31. So with each advance in understanding come new questions. So we need to be very humble. We shouldn't have hubris and think that we can understand everything. But history tells us that there is good reason to believe that we will continue making fantastic progress in the years ahead. - Author: Max Tegmark
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#32. Why do we perceive the world as stable and ourselves as local and unique? Here's my guess: because it's useful. - Author: Max Tegmark
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