From Martin Wolf in today’s Financial Times.
“Analogies decide nothing, but they make one feel more at home.”
“Decisions are made by people who have time, not people who have talent.”
“Increasingly, we become so secure in our bubbles that we accept only information, whether true or not, that fits our opinions, instead of basing our opinions on the evidence that’s out there.”
Barack Obama in his farewell speech, Chicago, 10 January 2017.
“This year 6 US citizens won Nobel prizes. And every one of them was an immigrant. Every one of them.”
“There’s no sense in being precise when you don’t even know what you’re talking about.”
John von Neumann
“To be truly radical is to make hope possible, rather than despair convincing.”
“Islamophobia is the new anti-Semitism.”
BBC Newsnight journalist who did a report last night on the emergence of far-Right “Identarians’ in Europe.
“You can never underestimate the effect in American public life of complete and utter incomprehensibility.”
Henry Kissinger, quoted in today’s Financial Times
“Those who predict the future we call futurists. Those who know when the future will happen we call billionaires”.
Horace Dediu (@asymco)