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How Creativity Works
How Creativity Works

Inside the ‘seething cauldron of ideas,’ or what Bob Dylan has to do with the value of the synthesizer mind.

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Ray Bradbury on Doing What You Love and Reading as a Prerequisite for Democracy
Ray Bradbury on Doing What You Love and Reading as a Prerequisite for Democracy

What the the love of libraries has to do with going home to Mars and the foundation of democracy.

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Austin Kleon on 10 Things Every Creative Person Should Remember But We Often Forget
Austin Kleon on 10 Things Every Creative Person Should Remember But We Often Forget

What T.S. Eliot has to do with genetics and the optimal investment theory for your intellectual life.

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Noam Chomsky on the Purpose of Education
Noam Chomsky on the Purpose of Education

On the value of cultivating the capacity to seek the significant.

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Creating a “Fourth Culture” of Knowledge: Jonah Lehrer on Why Science and Art Need Each Other
Creating a “Fourth Culture” of Knowledge: Jonah Lehrer on Why Science and Art Need Each Other

From Gertrude Stein to Karl Popper, or how to architect “negative capability” and live with mystery.

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David Foster Wallace on Art vs. TV and the Motivation to be Smart
David Foster Wallace on Art vs. TV and the Motivation to be Smart

“…what we need…is seriously engaged art that can teach us again that we’re smart.”

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