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|807 808. THEORY THIN AND FAT THEORY Some theories are good for nothing |
except to be argued about. ... -Thomas H. Huxley A theory is no more like a fact
than a photograph is like a person. ... young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.
|He details the young man's worthlessness and ingratitude – talking not only of |
the offence at hand but the whole life of the young man. The old man ... The
young man dodges – which is not hard to do because the old man is old and he
is throwing from 40 to 50 feet away. But if the ... It doesn't matter whether in fact
the young man is guilty of adultery, or if there are extenuating circumstances. The
trial is a ...
|By examining the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores ...|
|10. Other. Signatures. of. Being. Young. A young boy is a theory; an old man is a |
fact. —Elizabeth Barrett Browning. WHEN. I WAS just a little boy living in Halifax,
we lived on the “other” sideof the tracks. Mom had two housekeepers to help her
|Now one of the greatest tragedies in the world today is the way in which theories |
are being equated with facts, and mere ... Furthermore, as the young man reads
the old literature, he will find many fruitful items of information for his own ...
|information given by an older Bella Coola or by a white teacher, official or other |
prominent person is accepted without question, particularly if it ... Although the
Bella Coola accept orally transmitted statements as facts, it does not follow that
every statement is believed. ... Comparably, I have watched young men when
poling a canoe look for guidance from the captain in the stern, a veteran of many
years of ...
|“You've merely got a cock-sure theory,” said Dermot, “and you twist what you call |
your facts to suit it. ... The further concept of the old father as the old man of the
tribe, full of that overlording power of which the young men, growing up, are ...
|Smart old fellow, sir; smart, and a good man to have on your side, but a mighty |
bad man to have against you—half ... The young man folded the pamphlet and
shoved it into his pocket. ... "But theories lead to facts," the young man rejoined.
|A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact. - Howe, Edgar Watson A theory is |
no more like a fact than a photograph is like a person. - Howe, Edgar Watson
Every theory is a self-fulfilling prophecy that orders experience into the framework
|importance lies in the fact that, as several members of the audience commented, '|
The younger men were on the side of Darwin, the older men against him'. Darwin
also observed that the success of his theory would depend on 'young men ...