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podcast:: [[into the impossible]] guest:: [[Eric Weinstein]], [[Michael Schermer]]

You've showed me I'm not an addict. But I didn't get any work done. I'd get up in the morning and stare at a blank piece of paper. I'd have no ideas, just like an ordinary person. You've set mathematics back a month. – [[Paul Erdős]]

On winning a bet that he could not quit [[amphetamine]]s for a month.

a mathematician is a machine for turning coffee into theorems

original file:: [[tickler-2021-06]] related:: [[substance use]] see also:: [[Paul Erdős]]

into the impossible - 156 - eric weinstein and michael schermer