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Creative Evolution: French Philosopher Henri Bergson on Intuition vs. the Intellect
Creative Evolution: French Philosopher Henri Bergson on Intuition vs. the Intellect

“That which is instinctive in instinct cannot be expressed in terms of intelligence, nor, consequently, can it be analyzed.”

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The Calendar as a Meme: A Brief History of Timekeeping
The Calendar as a Meme: A Brief History of Timekeeping

“To be human is to be aware of the passage of time; no concept lies closer to the core of our consciousness.”

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The Father of Modern Meteorology Pays Homage to Jonathan Swift in a Scientific Verse, 1920
The Father of Modern Meteorology Pays Homage to Jonathan Swift in a Scientific Verse, 1920

Literature and science converge in a playful riff on a riff on a riff.

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How Big Is Infinity? An Animated Explanation from TED
How Big Is Infinity? An Animated Explanation from TED

On the whimsy and limitations of mathematics.

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A Three-Movement Choral Suite Based on Carl Sagan
A Three-Movement Choral Suite Based on Carl Sagan

“Something incredible is waiting to be known.”

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John Updike on the Universe and Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing
John Updike on the Universe and Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing

“The mystery of being is a permanent mystery, at least given the present state of the human brain.”

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