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The Role of “Ripeness” in Creativity and Discovery: Arthur Koestler’s Seminal 1964 Theory of the Creative Process
The Role of “Ripeness” in Creativity and Discovery: Arthur Koestler’s Seminal 1964 Theory of the Creative Process

“The Latin verb ‘cogito’ for ‘to think’ etymologically means ‘to shake together.'”

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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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Carl Sagan’s Message to Mars Explorers, with a Gentle Warning
Carl Sagan’s Message to Mars Explorers, with a Gentle Warning

“Whatever the reason you’re on Mars is, I’m glad you’re there. And I wish I was with you.”

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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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