I have no responsibility to live up to what others expect of me.  That's their mistake, not my failing.

I have no responsibility to live up to what others expect of me. That's their mistake, not my failing. This realization hit me pretty hard

scientificphilosopher:   via: Physics is Awesome - quantum physics

big part of my scicomm philosophy: tell the whole story. even the ugly parts (like tuskegee) or the parts where the main character (science) isn't sure.

I would rather have questions that can't be answered than answers that can't be questioned.

I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can't be questioned than answers that cant be questioned. — Richard Phillips Feynman A statement that I think goes beyond religion.

Richard Feynman - Nobel winning physicist. Read his books of anecdotes 'Surely you're joking Mr Feynman' and 'What do you care what other people think'.

explore the world Richard Feynman . the Legend! Now there's a guy I would have liked to spend the weekend with, sketching & shooting the breeze.

Well known for his work in quantum physics, Feynman won the Nobel Prize in 1965 for his role in developing Quantum Electrodynamics. His work influenced many other physicists of his day and countless scientists since.

Feynman says: "Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.

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“The 'paradox' is only a conflict between reality and your feeling of what reality 'ought to be.'” — Richard Feynman, "Volume III, Chapter Angular Momentum", The Feynman Lectures on Physics

Did okay with maths in school but it is only now, home-schooling my children that I am gaining any real understanding of the beauty of mathematics.  Now statements like this make sense.

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