This charming charlie. Smiths lyrics and Peanuts comics, meant for each other.
“Id call myself an optimist! In actual fact I dont have any clear preferences in chess. I do what I think circumstances require of me I attack, defend or go into the endgame. Having preferences means having weaknesses.”
Lots of nice moments… ‘Once a tendency has been put in place by nature, he writes, it is not essential that each and every expression of it serve survival and reproduction.”… As he says, The evolutionary reasons for altruistic behavior are not necessarily the animals reasons.’
TAG AS SHE IS PLAYED
“It now seems to us… that what distinguishes the three groups… is their different attitudes to meaninglessness. Formal logical proofs, and therefore programs, are utterly meaningless. To write a computer program you have to come to terms with this, to accept that whatever you might want the program to mean, the machine will blindly follow its meaningless rules and come to some meaningless conclusion.”