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  1. Jan 2020
    1. Some questions are only asked by people with a fundamental misunderstanding. The friends who walk into my office and ask, “have you read all of these” miss the point of books.
    2. Because we underestimate the value of what we don’t know and overvalue what we do know, we fundamentally misunderstand the likelihood of surprises.
  2. Nov 2019
  3. May 2017
    1. "It is because of these hostile activities on the part of the United States and South Korea that we strengthen our national defence capability, as well as pre-emptive strike capabilities with nuclear forces as a centrepiece."

      It is very understandable that the North Korea would see these hostile activities on the part of the United States and South Korea as a threat.

  4. Feb 2017
    1. This may explain why English departments focus today on analyzing texts that arc deemed aesthetically superior, and why lhcy devalue more practical forms of language arts instruction

      That moment when you choose to take teaching rhetoric in a new direction and everyone claims you undermined the importance of what rhetoric was