Anomalies Quotes by Clayton Christensen, Steve Carell, Emily Dickinson, Ian Somerhalder, Robert Pattinson, Walter Bagehot and many others.
If the theory accurately predicts what they [scientists] see, it confirms that it’s a good theory. If they see something that the theory didn’t lead them to believe, that’s what Thomas Kuhn calls an anomaly. The anomaly requires a revised theory – and you just keep going through the cycle, making a better theory.
Though infested with many bewildering anomalies, photographs are considered our best arbiters between our visual perceptions and the memory of them. It is not only their apparent ‘objectivity‘ that grants photographs their high status in this regard, but our belief that in them, fugitive sensation has been laid to rest.
Walter Beasley is an anomaly: a successful performing musician who possesses the rare skill of understanding the musical process beyond the intuitive. This special ability enables Walter to communicate with aspiring musicians in a way that removes the sense of mystery that sometimes enshrouds our profession.