“No no, that’s not thinking, that’s just logic.” – Niels Bohr
Having a successful life means first knowing what you want and then working towards it.
At the end of my PhD, I and some of my fellow physicists went hiking in the Dolomites, mostly in freezing cold above the snow line. On the way down on towards the end my long-serving hiking boots began to disintegrate. Back home, I decided that I wanted to do a lot more hiking and I bought a sturdy pair of boots, good for snow hiking. I’ve hardly ever used (more…)