Book Review | Published:

Varieties of silly experience

Nature volume 407, pages 1718 (07 September 2000) | Download Citation


Or how to keep your head when all around are losing theirs.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.


All prices are NET prices.

Author information


  1. N. David Mermin is in the Department of Physics, Cornell University, Clark Hall, Ithaca, New York 14853-2501, USA.

    • N. David Mermin


  1. Search for N. David Mermin in:

About this article

Publication history




By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing