Noah (angelbob) wrote,

Recent events (yay for young kids!) reminded me of the fact that people tend to respond emotionally first and justify it later. I do better in figuring something out if I can get a version of the problem with training wheels, and then try and figure out the full-difficulty version. I forget who told me that astronomers say that it's easier to build a telescope with a six-inch reflector and then one with a twelve-inch reflector than it is to build one with a twelve-inch reflector...
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