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  • djbroadhurst
    ... I have now found the quote that was ringing in my mind. It was, of course, Huxley on Darwin: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/02/2/l_022_09.html
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 25, 2010
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      --- In primenumbers@yahoogroups.com,
      "djbroadhurst" <d.broadhurst@...> wrote:

      > New ideas are more often developed in private, by methods
      > of thought known only to their inspired inventors
      > (and sometimes not even by them).
      > Then they are meticulously published, for peer review by
      > other experts, who kick themselves for "not having thought
      > about that".

      I have now found the quote that was ringing in my mind.
      It was, of course, Huxley on Darwin:

      http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/02/2/l_022_09.html
      "How extremely stupid not to have thought of that!"

      David (even more stupid than Huxley :-)
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