Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Finagle’s Law NULL

Finagle's Law of Dynamic Negatives (also known as Finagle's corollary to Murphy's Law) and Finagle's Laws of Information

"1. The information you have is not what you want. 2. The information you want is not what you need. 3. The information you need is not what you can obtain. 4. The information you can obtain costs more than you want to pay."

"Anything that can go wrong, will—at the worst possible moment. Known as Finagle's Law of Dynamic Negatives"

"The perversity of the universe always tends toward a maximum."