Interview with a Physics Mentor: Nugatory - Comments

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greg-bernhardt submitted a new PF Insights post

Interview with a Physics Mentor: Nugatory

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DrClaude
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Although my then-girlfriend didn’t form quite the right mental image when she heard that I was “hacking on the Eunuchs’ colonel”.
Priceless!
 
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atyy
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So what is the logically coherent principle behind the lack of protection for shouting "Fire!" in a crowded theatre?
 
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I like this passage:

"This sense that clarity and completeness come from working through the hard corner cases… That’s applicable everywhere in life."

Great little motivator.

P.S How do I quote something properly from the actual interview?
 
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What a wonderfully interesting story!!!! I might comment that, for some reason, I always pictured you living and working in England. Go figure.
 

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