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He Said That? 12/3/16

From Blaise Pascal (1623–1662), French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Christian philosopher, L’art de persuader (1660):

People almost invariably arrive at their beliefs not on the basis of proof but on the basis of what they find attractive.”

Philosophy

Blaise Pascal on Reading Too Fast or Too Slowly

“When we read too fast or too slowly, we understand nothing.”-Blaise Pascal

Writers

Mental Models: Pascal's Wager

Blaise Pascal was a 17th century French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Christian philosopher. He made an argument about the existence of God, which is generally called “ 908 palabras más

Mental Models

One Way

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Quote of the Day

“The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.” – Blaise Pascal… 1.004 palabras más

Devotions

Paris: Le Verre de vérité

Blaise Pascal était un mathématicien et physicien français célèbre et brillant. Il a même conçu et inventé un ordinateur appelé le “Pascaline” il ya plus de 300 ans! 652 palabras más

Culture

Everybody Seeks Happiness

“All men seek happiness. This is without exception. Whatever different means they employ, they all tend to this end. The cause of some going to war, and of others avoiding it, is the same desire in both, attended with different views.” -Blaise Pascal

Thomas Paine: The Original Emancipator

“There’s no real memorial to him in his country of birth. There’s no day that honors him. He’s not taught in schools. There’s no real memorial to him in his country of adoption tough he is really the unofficial founding father and, undoubtedly, the moral author of the Declaration of Independence” 510 palabras más

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