Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Think about this


I've been reading Feynman's works of late. Currently reading - "Surely you're joking Mr. Feynman". While researching about him, I found one of his snippets very interesting.


"But I don't have to know an answer. I don't feel frightened by not knowing things, by being lost in the mysterious universe without having any purpose, which is the way it really is, as far as I can tell, possibly. It doesn't frighten me."
It really makes so much sense....at least to me. Now before I elaborate more....I'm signing off to do some real work ;-) But, you know it's a good day when you see two posts here :-)

ciao ciao,
-mee

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Amazing book. I've never read an auto biography before but found this piece very interesing.

Surprised at the way he used to juggle Mr. Romeo life with the "Mr. Scientist" one that we all know.

Another good read is that of Charlie Chaplin. Heard its awesone. (Now back to work...)

Amrita said...

Yeah, the book is superb!! I loved his narrative....very simple to read....unlike what I'd imagined!

I'll have to check out Charlie Chaplin's auto-bio sometime

lova said...

"by being lost in the mysterious universe without having any purpose, which is the way it really is, as far as I can tell, possibly."
Amen to that ! (no pun intended ;p )

Prashant said...

all true...............

Stormy Zephyr said...

I stumbled onto your blog. It is such a coincidence that I read Feynman a week ago (the same book you are talking about, here). So, that's a little freakish! Nice work, anyways. Take care.

Arz000n said...

Nice quote...

I don't feel frightened by not knowing things,
ignorance is bliss at times :)

Amrita said...

Lova - It all makes sense doesnt it? :)

Prashant - Yup. So true.

Stormy Zephyr - Thanks for visiting :) Haha...that's quite a coincidence!! Hope you enjoyed the book as much as I'm enjoying it.

Arz000n - I know right. It's like morphene.

Rajesh Warrier said...

Hola Amigo. Time to update :)

Amrita said...

yes sir, done sir! :P