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Friday, March 16, 2012

Taking Notes As I Glimpse Berfrois

Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. – Leo Tolstoy

Wonderful article on The Alchemical Roots of the Financial Revolution



If we will disbelieve every thing, because we cannot certainly know all things;
we shall do much what as wisely as he who would not use his Legs,
but sit still and perish, because he had no Wings to fly. - John Locke

The above article by Carl Wennerlind reminded me of one of my favorite classes in college. I remember reading Lavoisier's Elements of Chemistry in it, which I very much enjoyed- but not more than one of my top ten favorite books ever Martin Rudwick's Georges Cuvier, Fossil Bones, and Geological Catastrophe (New Translations and Interpretations of the Primary Texts), which was also thanks to Mr. Norton Wise's course on the History of Science. Cop that! Cop that!

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