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The Dark Side of Certainty: Jacob Bronowski on the Spirit of Science and What Auschwitz Teaches Us About Our Compulsion for Control
The Dark Side of Certainty: Jacob Bronowski on the Spirit of Science and What Auschwitz Teaches Us About Our Compulsion for Control

“Science is a tribute to what we can know although we are fallible… We have to cure ourselves of the itch for absolute knowledge and power.”

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The Timekeeper: Behind the Scenes of Humanity’s Most Accurate Atomic Clocks, Which Dictate Our Daily Lives
The Timekeeper: Behind the Scenes of Humanity’s Most Accurate Atomic Clocks, Which Dictate Our Daily Lives

“Time is a coordinate that lets us most simply understand the evolution of the universe.”

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The Secret Life of the Radio
The Secret Life of the Radio

From Marconi to the microwave, by way of revolutionary technology, legal battles, and magical materials.

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Happy Birthday, Nabokov: A BBC Documentary on Lolita and Life
Happy Birthday, Nabokov: A BBC Documentary on Lolita and Life

“Though he never returned, Russia never really left him, either.”

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William S. Burroughs on Creativity
William S. Burroughs on Creativity

“The price an artist pays for doing what he wants is that he has to do it.”

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Dream of Life: The Ultimate Documentary on the Iconic Artist Patti Smith
Dream of Life: The Ultimate Documentary on the Iconic Artist Patti Smith

“Life isn’t some vertical or horizontal line — you have your own interior world, and it’s not neat.”

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