Unperformed experiments have no results.
Let us save what remains: not by vaults and locks which fence them from the public eye and use in consigning them to the waste of time, but by such a multiplication of copies, as shall place them beyond the reach of accident. February 18, 1791
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
The future belongs to neither the conduit or content players, but those who control the filtering, searching, and sense-making tools we will rely on to navigate through the expanses of cyberspace. [from It’s the Context, Stupid]
This seems even more important now that when Paul wrote this in the 1990s.