Every Little Bit Helps
A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.
—Robert Burton (1577-1640)
Shoulder Standing According to planksip and the Newtonian Inspiration from Chartres
Every Little Bit Helps
Inspired by Robert Burton (1577-1640)'s quote, "A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself". The titled responsion is...
Let me stand on your shoulders and have a peak. A peak of what lay yonder. My translation will be taken at face value and will co-create, for I have seen the mountain top and there lives the Uber driver!
The Theme of planksip
Inspired by Isaac Newton (1643-1727)'s quote, "If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." The titled responsion is...
Inspired by Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855)'s quote, "Mathematicians stand on each other's shoulders". The titled responsion is...
Abstraction and proof personified is the aesthetic of mathematician. From the cult of Pythagoras to the Hellenic hegemony that still dominates Western sensibilities we see further because it's cumulative and adds up!
A Dwarf Amongst Giants
Inspired by Lord Byron (1788-1824)'s quote, "In solitude, where we are least alone.". The titled responsion is
Everyone should know some sense of solitude. The exceptions are the people you love right now. Your perspective is obviously biased. Not theirs or their heirs! The need is deep within our psyche, poised to potentiate give the right action, not actor. The performance follows the feeling.
Legacy is your Magnum Opus
Inspired by William James (1842-1910)'s quote, "The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.". The titled responsion is
Marketing Redux and the Longtail Likelihood of Academic Asymmetry
Inspired by Jack Kerouac (1922-1969)'s quote, "Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion". The titled responsion is...
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