FrŠimenn eru benir um a nefna eitthva sem ■eir halda a sÚ satt en geta ekki sanna. Einkar fj÷lbreytt og skemmtilegt. Ţmislegt sem gufrŠingar geta leiki sÚr me - eins og t.d. ■etta. Sß nokkur n÷fn sem Úg kannast vi (hef lesi eitthva eftir) meal annars Daniel Dennet, Richard Dawkins og Michael Shermer og var ■ˇ ekki b˙inn a skoa miki.
Finnst ■etta svar gott ■vÝ ■a er svo fjandi satt.
Mobile phones seem to me to be the latest example of what has become a familiar pattern: anecdotal evidence suggests that a technology might be harmful, and however many studies fail to find evidence of harm, there are always calls for more research.
Martin E.P. Seligman tr˙ir ■vÝ a mannskepnan sÚ ekki ill Ý eli sÝnu.
In spite of its widespread acceptance in the religious and academic world, there is not a shred of evidence, not an iota of data, which compels us to believe that nobility and virtue are somehow derived from negative motivation. On the contrary, I believe that evolution has favored both positive and negative traits, and many niches have selected for morality, co-operation, altruism, and goodness, just as many have also selected for murder, theft, self-seeking, and terrorism.
Neil Gershenfeld tr˙ir ß framfarir. - ˇ ■essar einf÷ldu sßlir segja gufrŠingar :-)
Roger Schank tr˙ir ■vÝ a fˇlk sÚ ˇfŠrt um a taka skynsamlegar ßkvaranir varandi eigin hagi.