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It wasn't a philosopher, but was first spoken by Leonard Nimoy's Spock in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. However, philosopher Jeremy Bentham had a similar quote: "It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people which is the measure of right and wrong."
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The quote "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few" comes from the classic Charles Dickens' novel "A Tale of Two Cities." The popular reference is from the movie… "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan." Early in the film, Spock gives a copy of the book to Kirk for his birthday. Kirk opens it and recites the beginning of its famous opening line "It WAS the best of times, it was the worst of times..." The quote is spoken near the end of the film, when Spock (who has sacrificed his life to save the crew -- an underlying theme in Tales) begins to recite the line, which Kirk helps him finish. After Spocks' funeral, Kirk recites (slightly misquoting) the final words of the novel: "It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest(ing place) that I go to than I have ever known."
Someone once said how many computers needed for the whole of a country. Who was it and how many did they say?
http://books.google.com/books?id=Ld7TgLeQXs4C&pg=RA1-PA283&lpg=RA1-PA283&dq=%22how+many+computers+are+needed%22+historical&source=web&ots=NGt_AmLzOh&sig=X6PQwAE1CPorcMdu…rYCHJlEWuHg&hl=en look at this link for a page from a book that talks abut that. the number is 6. and Howard Aiken is the person most quoted.
yes because if many people need one thing like good healthcare then people are going to work faster to meet the peoples needs. if only a few people need the same thing then mo…st of the help will go to the greater need until that problem is solved and then they go to the issue that didnt have as much command as the other issue. the more people need something, the mor help they get.
Who wrote the phrase used in 'Star Trek - Wrath of Khan' 'The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few or the one'?
Charles Dickens, in A Tale of Two Cities LR Golding, NY
Is it easy being a vet. the reason i want to be a vet is because I really love animals. i was wondering if you could help me on what i need to know?
By philosophizing, man asks questions. Once man begins asking questions he can come up with some findings and discoveries through research and observations.
You don't. It is perfectly possible, perhaps even common, to go through life without examining what you are thinking, saying, or doing.. On the other hand, philosophy begins …with wondering about life. It is natural to wonder about life; children do it all the time. Many adults, however, give up seriously wondering, which is, from the point of view of philosophers, very sad.
Mr. Spock (Leonard Nemoy) says these actual words to Captain James Kirk (William Shatner) in the movie Star Trek II: the Wrath of Khan. In the movie, they are attributed t…o the Vulcan philosopher Surak. Many think this quote is old and from some famous philosopher. The thought does have its origins in an ancient text, but it wasn't spoken by a great philosopher, and the thought didn't originate from a 1982 motion picture. The thought came to us from Caiaphas, the High Priest mentioned in the Gospel of John. In John 11:49-50 the Apostle John wrote, "And one of them, named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all, Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not." Slightly earlier than the reference above, Aristotle, in his "The Aim of Man" develops a similar idea. In his discussion about the "highest good" he writes, "Even supposing the chief good to be eventually the aim for the individual as for the state, that of the state is evidently of greater and more fundamental importance both to attain and to preserve. The securing of one individual's good is cause for rejoicing, but to secure the good of a nation or of a city-state is nobler and more divine." In early Indian cultures the needs of the many actually did outweigh the needs of the few or the one. In Germany, before the adoption of liberal western economic ideas, the country had an economic policy so named, "Gemeinnutz geht vor Eigennutz," meaning "the welfare of the nation takes precedence over the selfishness of the individuals."
Tell the employer that you need to learn to pace yourself and not try to accomplish everything at once. It would depend on what youre having issues with
If one is hungry, renting, or otherwise financially unsecure, then yes, jobs and economic growth should take precedence. If one has already arrived, and their jobs, food and h…ome is secure, then for them, the environmental problems may be worried about in an affordable fashion.
it depends on the baby but you are meant to feed your baby every 2hrs so that could be about 20times a day
Thales, was reported the first. In the late 7th and 6th century BC. I would imagine it would be him. Due to the origin of the word and the geographic location and the fact h…e is the first recorded philosopher.
In which Star Trek TV series episode did Spock say "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few"?