Guy Burgess Quotes


6 Guy Burgess quotes:



"One of the reasons we're so fascinated by the Internet, is that it has the ability to eliminate what we call information friction."
Author: Burgess Quotes Category: Ability Quotes British Criminal Quotes
"We have different personalities and different skills and the kind of things that we do, we can do together that neither of us can do separately. We've been working together so closely that it's kind of hard to decide what's my work and what's her work, it's ours really."
Author: Burgess Quotes Category: Kindness Quotes British Criminal Quotes
"The roster of Nobel Peace Prize winners, though it has some strange people on it from time to time, tends to feature folks who fought for social justice in a nonviolent and constructive way somehow."
Author: Burgess Quotes Category: Peace Quotes British Criminal Quotes
"Disarming behavior, where you have two sides involved in a conflict that everybody has stereotypes of the evil other side that is convinced that they would never ever do something reasonable. If a leader on one of those sides were to defy those stereotypes then it would change everything."
Author: Burgess Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"We can't make the whole system with which society deals with conflict perfect. Can't design it. But we can identify pathological dynamics that make it especially bad. And some of these we know how to fix. There are terrible conflicts that arise out of misunderstandings and people just think someone else is doing something terrible when they're not, and we know how to fix that."
Author: Burgess Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes
"The problem of dealing with conflict on a large, sort of society-wide scale, is a bit analogous to building a complex aircraft. You need a whole lot of different parts. You can't fly an airplane with just a jet engine, you need wings, you needs control surfaces, you need avionics, you need a seat for the pilot, fuel tanks, all sorts of stuff."
Author: Burgess Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes



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