Best 17 Quotes & Tweets on Hard sciences

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1

Study logic and math, because once you've mastered them, you won't fear any book.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

Outside of math, physics, and chemistry, there isn't much "settled science." We're still arguing over what the optimal diet is.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

Mathematics is the language of nature. Perhaps we can teach and learn it more easily as such.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

Technology leads society, not the other way around. And tech comes from science & math. New scientific breakthroughs lead to new societies.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

5

Social media marketing is more art than science If it were a science anyone could replicate success time and time again

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

6

A Harvard paper found a relationship between alcohol and innovation. ∙ States that prohibited alcohol during the Prohibition produced ~8-18% fewer patents per year. ∙ Bar innovation happens not just because of collaboration, but also because people are exposed to new ideas.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

7

No amount of logic or reason will sway someone who’s made a decision based on identity and emotion

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

8

We are hardwired to respond to emotion over logic This is why emotional content will always outperform logical content

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

9

There are no facts. Only likelihoods and unlikelihoods. Outside of math & logic, nothing can be proven true; only proven false. Once you get this, you will see the world differently. You will start thinking in probabilities and bets instead of truths and facts.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

10

Physics is to science what philosophy is to the humanities. If you're just looking for a job, they aren't good things to study. But they are indispensable for people who want to think clearly, understand the world, and solve open-ended problems.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

11

All living systems locally reverse entropy but globally increase it. More complex, more entropy. Life accelerates 2nd Law of Thermodynamics.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

12

History is filled with moments where science said something was impossible but people did it anyways. My favorite example: Airplanes flew before scientists had a working theory for “heavier than air” flight — when people thought it was impossible.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

13

Emotion finds problems. Logic fixes problems.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

14

If you only use logic to solve your problems, you’ll only ever solve problems that can be solved by using logic Not every problem has a logical solution because humans aren’t always logical

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

15

Biology is a stronger force than culture.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

16

Encryption is our best bulwark against the abuses of government snooping. No mere "policy" will ever deter them permanently. Only math will.

DHH

DHH

@dhh

17

The #1 mistake founders make is losing focus towards their most logical and deliberate next milestones.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah