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* There are people who say “I'll never need this math -- these trig identities from 10th grade or 11th grade.” Or maybe you never learned them. Here's the catch: whether or not you ever use the math that you learned in school, the act of having learned the math established a wiring in your brain that didn't exist before, and it's the wiring in your brain that makes you the problem solver.
** {{cite news|url=http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/05/17/education.stem.graduation/index.html |title=Why would-be engineers end up as English majors|date=May 21, 2011 }}
 
* In this moment, I am euphoric. Not because of any phony god's blessing. But because, I am enlightened by my own intelligence.
** Speech in Boston, MA, August 23, 2011
 
* Kids are never the problem. They are born scientists. The problem is always the adults. They beat the curiosity out of the kids. They out-number kids. They vote. They wield resources. That's why my public focus is primarily adults.
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