Thursday, September 22, 2011

Richard Feynman...

Long-time readers will already know that Dr. Feynman is one of my personal heroes.  I recently ran across something I'd read years ago – his appendix to the Rogers Commission report on the Challenger disaster, containing personal observations.  It's a masterpiece in its entirety, but I'd completely forgotten the last sentence:
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.
The man had a real talent for cutting through the clutter and crap that more ordinary thinkers get distracted by.  Awesome...

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