J. Robert Oppenheimer Quote

A subject is much harder to understand when no one understands it. The world is really an open place, but we start with such crude and limited experience, and our minds are so determined by that experience, that when science carries us into new domains we are not always prepared for what we encounter, and we are floored by it.


In: Edward Lueders, Writing on Life: Sixteen Close-Ups

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A subject is much harder to understand when no one understands it. The world is really an open place, but we start with such crude and limited...

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A subject is much harder to understand when no one understands it. The world is really an open place, but we start with such crude and limited...

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A subject is much harder to understand when no one understands it. The world is really an open place, but we start with such crude and limited...

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A subject is much harder to understand when no one understands it. The world is really an open place, but we start with such crude and limited...