Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Truth Has to Fight Constantly for It’s Life

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That an idea has been discovered and printed in a “reputable journal” does not ensure that it will become well known and accepted. In fact, usually it will have to be rephrased and reprinted many different times, often by many different people, before it has any chance of taking hold. (p94)

Metamagical Themas
Douglas R. Hofstadter, 1985

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