Know your authors: Writings of Richard Falk

Richard Falk is an American professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University and Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor's Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

Richard Falk is an American professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University and Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor’s Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

In the year 2004, he was listed as the author or coauthor of 20 books and the editor or co-editor of another 20 volumes.

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Below are some famous quotes penned down by him:

– I don’t like to end my talk with a 700 million dollar loss, even if it shows the importance of Numerical Analysis.

– The Method of Bisection is a sophisticated version of a tool used in fifth grade called “Guess and Check.

– American special relationships with Israel and Saudi Arabia blind us to their dreadful encroachments on human rights, as well as confer impunity on their leaders with respect to accountability for crimes against humanity.

– The central task of our time is to evolve a new system of world order based on principles of peace and justice.

– Nothing is more important than restoring a high degree of autonomy to educational experiences so that those who grow up in this society and troubled world have the best available tools to grasp the challenges that imperil our national and human future.

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– When Daniel Gorenstein was chair, he did mathematics from 5 am to 12noon, spending the second half of his working day on administration. When I was chair, I also spent half of my time on research: every other minute.

– I once got a call from a bank asking me to compute a mortgage since their computers were down. This was a very depressing moment.

– There is no effort to acknowledge some equivalent accountability by associating “terrorism” with all violence that is deliberately aimed at civilians, either directly or as foreseeable effects of violent acts, whether the actor is a non-state individual or group or the state.

 

 

 

 

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