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Henry Miller on Writing and Life
Henry Miller on Writing and Life

“Writing, like life itself, is a voyage of discovery.”

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Geometrical Psychology: Benjamin Betts’s 19th-Century Mathematical Illustrations of Consciousness
Geometrical Psychology: Benjamin Betts’s 19th-Century Mathematical Illustrations of Consciousness

“Imagination receives the stream of Consciousness, and holds apart and compares the different experiences.”

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Anaïs Nin on Embracing the Unfamiliar
Anaïs Nin on Embracing the Unfamiliar

“It is a sign of great inner insecurity to be hostile to the unfamiliar.”

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Susan Sontag’s List of Beliefs at Age 14 vs. Age 24
Susan Sontag’s List of Beliefs at Age 14 vs. Age 24

“The only difference between human beings is intelligence.”

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Philosopher Judith Butler on Doubting Love
Philosopher Judith Butler on Doubting Love

“Love is not a state, a feeling, a disposition, but an exchange, uneven, fraught with history, with ghosts, with longings that are more or less legible to those who try to see one another with their own faulty vision.”

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The Science of “Intuition”
The Science of “Intuition”

“There is no such thing as an intuitive person tout court. Intuition is a domain-specific ability.”

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