Posts Categorized: Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day: Truth

“And that’s the thing about the truth. It doesn’t depend on people believing it.” —Aaron Diaz, Dresden Codak

Quote of the Day: Douglas Adams on Win95

While going over some really old files, I came across this Douglas Adams quote, pulled from his thoughts about Windows 95: The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he who, by… Read more »

Quote of the Day: Richard Stallman on Pragmatism

If you want to accomplish something in the world, idealism is not enough–you need to choose a method that works to achieve the goal. In other words, you need to be pragmatic. –Richard Stallman, Copyleft: Pragmatic Idealism A tegeltjeswijsheid is an adage/aphorism/truism/what-d’ya-call-’ems printed on a ceramic tile. As I need to pull out this quote… Read more »

Citaat van de dag

In de comments van een kant nog wal rakend artikel in Trouw, over atheïsme, ongeloof, antireligie, de sociale context daarvan, waarom je dat niet op een grote hoop moet gooien (maar wat het stuk daarna wel doet) en de bizarre aanname dat geenstijlreaguurders überhaupt ergens representatief voor zijn: [Atheïsme] is geen geloof. Het is een… Read more »