„The thinking in the show, the hacker thinking of how do you approach every problem, I think they're hacking life more than they're hacking systems.“

Scorpion's Origin

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Walter O'Brien3
Irish businessman, founder of Scorpion Computer Services 1975

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—  Alyson Hannigan American actress 1974

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—  Noam Chomsky american linguist, philosopher and activist 1928

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„Brecht always liked people to be aware that they were in a theatre. I said to him more than once, but Brecht, what makes you think they think they're anywhere else?“

—  Christopher Hampton British playwright, screenwriter and film director 1946

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„This is the story of America. Everybody's doing what they think they're supposed to do.“

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„How you think matters more than what you think.“

—  Philip E. Tetlock American political science writer 1954

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—  Michael Thomas Ford American writer 1968

Source: Suicide Notes

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„If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; But if you really make them think, they'll hate you.“

—  Don Marquis American writer 1878 - 1937

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Variant: If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; but if you really make them think, they'll hate you.

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