Posts Tagged ‘Penn Jillette’

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23Oct16

“You’re not paying me to play saxophone, you’re paying me to be Clarence Clemons”. Clarence was the sax player in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. According to Penn Jillette on last week’s Penn’s Sunday School podcast, “You’re not paying me to play saxophone, you’re paying me to be Clarence Clemons” is what Clarence told Bruce […]


Are you fixing the wrong problem? Penn Jillette, one half of Penn & Teller the magicians, told a great true story on his podcast this week that could change the way you think about interpreting research and problem solving. It was a story about Abraham Wald who was a Hungarian born mathematician who emigrated to […]


Do you believe it is wrong to punish someone for something they didn’t do? If the answer is “yes” then you must also believe it is wrong to reward someone for something they didn’t do. I heard that or words to that effect from Penn Jillette, one half of ‘Penn & Teller’, the American magicians […]


If you say you have an “open mind” to the possibility that some humans have paranormal powers, you actually have a closed mind. Your mind is closed to the fact that there is a total lack of evidence that such powers exist. If you think that there’s a chance that even one person on earth […]