4 September 2006 - motivational tricks

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Proposed Self-Motivational Lies for Inventors

1. If only I can solve Thingy, my name will be eternal. A Newton-Einstein collaboration couldn’t beat me to it.
2. Aristotle understood Thingy perfectly. I can figure it out.


Did you ever notice how much easier it is to figure something out when somebody else already knows it? But in that case, why bother?

give me a clue so sweet and true

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