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If you are not a professional idiot, you are just an idiot."」

One of the leading mathematicians of the 20th century. He was the first Japanese to win the Fields Medal, the Nobel Prize in mathematics. His major achievements include algebraic geometry and complex manifolds. His unique study methods and ideas based on his own experiences, such as "You can learn to understand any technical book quickly if you copy it down clearly in a notebook" and "If you are not a technical idiot, you are just an idiot," have also attracted much attention.
This comment "mathematics is a strange study" and the boy with his eyes closed in mastery are also from Kodaira. I don't know if he thought this himself or if he was trying to communicate this to those around him ... . I think everyone has times when they fundamentally question what they are doing. I feel that questioning what you are working on with your life is a sign of a person's inherent strength.
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