Another gem from Professor Körner

``Unless you are very unlucky'' said Tom Körner to a group of trainee supervisors years ago ``You will one day have a student who is cleverer than you are. That is not a problem; it is a treat''.

The cleverer you are the more you enjoy it, but the less likely it is to happen. If you are a bit dim then it happens all the time but is no fun. You have to multiply the probability of having such a student by the amount of enjoyment you derive. That way you can predict how much fun you can expect.
I think i am in the fortunate position where my enjoyment is maximised.
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