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A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it. -Rabindranath Tagore Advertisements

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Death, therefo…

Death, therefore, the most awful of evils, is nothing to us, seeing that, when we are, death is not come, and, when death is come, we are not. -Epicurus

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J Z Young

We can regard all seeing as a continual search for the answers to questions posed by the brain. The signals from the retina constitute “messages” conveying these answers (p. 119).’ -J.Z.Young 1978. from History of Cognitive Neuroscience

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BUSH…

“There’s no cave deep enough for America, or dark enough to hide.” -George W. Bush, Oklahoma City, Aug. 29, 2002 “They didn’t think we were a nation that could conceivably sacrifice for something greater than our self; that we were … Continue reading

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Play this, and …

Play this, and read on… winter is bitter sweet, and so it must be. the sweet is so very seasonal, as it inspires in ways summer can’t, and wont. the bitter is rooted in the very stuff in which the … Continue reading

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“After all,” he…

“After all,” he said, “we are a people who live on the roof of the world; we are the sons of the Father Sun, and with our religion we daily help our father to go across the sky. We do … Continue reading

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Alex Levine

The view of the history of human knowledge as some grand triumphal procession toward the distant temple of truth is, it seems to me, profoundly unscientific, a teleological relic of the pre-scientific identification of truth with the revealed truth of … Continue reading

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