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The Nature of the Self: Experimental Philosopher Joshua Knobe on How We Know Who We Are
The Nature of the Self: Experimental Philosopher Joshua Knobe on How We Know Who We Are

A mind-bending new understanding of our basic existential anchor.

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Why Science-Fiction Writers Are So Good at Predicting the Future
Why Science-Fiction Writers Are So Good at Predicting the Future

“At its core, good science fiction must rest on good science.”

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Maira Kalman on Curiosity, Courage, Happiness, and the Two Keys to a Full Life
Maira Kalman on Curiosity, Courage, Happiness, and the Two Keys to a Full Life

“What protects you in this world from sadness and from the loss of an ability to do something? … Work and love.”

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Alice Walker on Creativity
Alice Walker on Creativity

“Creation is really a sustained period of bliss — even though the subject can still be very sad.”

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How Creativity Works: Neil Gaiman on Where Ideas Come From
How Creativity Works: Neil Gaiman on Where Ideas Come From

The power of desperation, deadlines, and daydreaming.

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The Taste Gap: Ira Glass on the Secret of Creative Success, Animated in Living Typography
The Taste Gap: Ira Glass on the Secret of Creative Success, Animated in Living Typography

“The most important possible thing you can do is do a lot of work.”

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