B. F. Skinner Quotes

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Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.


The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
— B. F. Skinner

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Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.


Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
— B. F. Skinner


The intelligent man does not feel his intelligence or the introvert his introversion.


Old age is rather like another country. You will enjoy it more if you have prepared yourself before you go.

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We admire people to the extent that we cannot explain what they do, and the word "admire" then means "marvel at."


In a way, all psychotherapy is reprogramming. You aren't curing a disorder; you're adding something to the history of the individual. If what you add is powerful enough, it will certainly lead to different behavior.
— B. F. Skinner

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