Centipede's Dilemma/Quotes

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"The centipede was happy quite
Until the toad, in fun,
Said, pray, which leg moves after which?
This raised her doubts to such a pitch
She fell distracted in the ditch,

Not knowing how to run."
Marion Quinlan Davis
"If we have learnt certain movements so that they have sunk below the level of conscious control, then if we try to follow them consciously we very often interfere with them so badly that we stop them."
Karl Popper, Knowledge and the body-mind problem: in defence of interaction
"If I try to think about how it works, it doesn't work."
Tiffany Aching, I Shall Wear Midnight