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Memories, Dreams, Reflections: Legendary Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Life and Death
Memories, Dreams, Reflections: Legendary Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Life and Death

“The sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.”

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Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck
Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck

On the value of unconscious association, or why the best advice is no advice.

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Alan Turing’s Reading List: Books the Computing Pioneer Borrowed From His School Library
Alan Turing’s Reading List: Books the Computing Pioneer Borrowed From His School Library

What Alice in Wonderland has to do with electromagnetic theory, relativity, and Pluto.

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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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The Laws of Thermopoetics: Energy in Victorian Literature and Science
The Laws of Thermopoetics: Energy in Victorian Literature and Science

What Charles Dickens has to do with equilibrium and entropy.

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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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