Dinsdag quote

While those who are superstitious may avoid walking under ladders, the scientific mind who wants to defy the superstition may choose to look for ladders and delight in passing under them. But if you keep looking for and walking under the ladders long enough, something is going to happen to you.

James Thurber (1937). Quoted in Amartya Sen, The Idea of Justice (2009), p xviii

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