Weatherwax’s Postulate

The degree to which you overreact to information will be inverse proportion to its accuracy.



Cochrane’s Apholism

Before ordering a test decide what you will do if it is

  1. Positive, or
  2. Negative.

If both answers are the same don’t do the test.



Putt’s Law

Technology is dominated by tw types of people:

  1. Those who understand what they do not manage.
  2. Those who manage what they do not understand


  1. 理解しているが自分では管理しない人々
  2. 分かっていないが管理する人々


Match’s Maxim

A fool in a high station is like a man on the top of a high mountain: everything appears small to him and he appears small to everybody.



Reverend Chichester’s Laws

  1. If the weather is extrmely bad, church attendance will be down.
  2. If the weather is extrmely good, church attendance will be down.
  3. If the bulletins are short supply, church attendance will excceed all expectations.
  1. 天気がすごく悪ければ教会の出席者は少ない
  2. 天気がすごく良ければ教会の出席者は少ない
  3. 準備した教会報が少なければ、出席者は予想を越える
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