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“To go left, turn right.”

I encountered this idea in a different context, and I too thought it was insightful/funny:

(On some divided highways) “Left turn from right lane”

The jughandle would make as good a symbol for a philosophical movement as the yin-yang.




A variation is "never replace/remove something if you can't explain what good it does". The classic example is the big code rewrite, where years of bugfixes and nuances get lost in the 'clean' reimplementation.





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