December 29, 2019

The Art of Logic: How to make sense in a World that doesn't

Speaker

Eugenia Cheng, Scientist at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Thoughts

Mathematics is simply incredible.

Quotes

Pure mathematics is a framework for agreeing on things

Pure mathematics is a theory of analogies

In a relationship breakdown, I believe that who has greater power is responsible for changing the situation

Things are never easy

You have a framework for where you should change your mind based on arguments and evidences

Cipolla’s theory of stupidity: In a group, there is always the same proportion of people stupid.

Intelligence: You benefit yourself and others at the same time

Recomendations

  1. Get used to understand interconnected graphs

  2. We are always rich in comparison to someone

  3. Really find the facts and their implications for a given situation, be precise about it and then we can have a discussion about it.

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