20 May 2010 - one kilometer

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Theory and Practice Explained

To a physicist one kilometer is the same as any other (at least before relativity), but a hiker knows better.


In other words, theory is too complicated to understand, whereas practice is too complicated to explain.

give me a clue so sweet and true

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