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Physics is, hopefully, simple. Physicists are not.
A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.
By having simplified what is known, physicists have been led into realms which as yet are anything but simple. That at some time, they, too, will appear as simple consequences of a theory of which no one has yet dreamed is not a statement of fact.
It is a statement of faith.
No endeavor that is worthwhile is simple in prospect; if it is right, it will prove simple in retrospect.
I believe that no endeavor that is worthwhile is simple in prospect; if it is right, it will be simple in retrospect.
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