Sunday, May 3, 2015

My PhD thesis through the quotes


Acknowledgements
"Well, I suppose now is the time for me to say something profound… nothing comes to mind."
General Jack O'Neill
Stargate SG1






Introduction
"I tend to go with what you know. Until something better turns up."
Admiral William Adama
Battlestar Galactica



Outlining the method
"You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants some magical solution for their problems and everyone refuses to believe in magic."
Jefferson/Mad Hatter
Once Upon A Time






Applying the method
"If nothing else works, then a total pig-headed unwillingness to look facts in the face will see us through."
General Melchett
Blackadder Goes Fourth

Some results never change 
"There’s just nothing new in the universe is there? It’s the same everywhere, good cop, bad cop."
Commander John Crichton
Farscape





Where to look for the next answers
"The answers are there, you just have to know where to look for them."
Agent Dana Scully
The X-Files






Summary
"We've done the impossible, and that makes us mighty."
Captain Malcolm Reynolds
Firefly







Future work
"What's Next?"
President Josiah Bartlet
The West Wing