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A scientist is someone trying to see order in chaos. Sometimes it simply can’t be done, as science tells us via quantum mechanics and chaos theory. A thing can be one way or the other without any means to predict why it is so. I’m hiking up ...more
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“If you cannot read all your books...fondle them---peer into them, let them fall open where they will, read from the first sentence that arrests the eye, set them back on the shelves with your own hands, arrange them on your own plan so that you at least know where they are. Let them be your friends; let them, at any rate, be your acquaintances.”
Winston S. Churchill
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“Only the dead have seen the end of war.”
Plato
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The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
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One Thing — Then Another by Claire Kelly
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One Thing — Then Another: Poems by Claire Kelly is the poet's second collection of poetry. She lives and writes in Edmonton, Alberta.

The poetry is of contrasts much like the title suggests, and the verse flows across the country of Canada from Eas..." Read more of this review »
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Tap Out by Edgar Kunz
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Tap Out: Poems by Edgar Kunz is a collection of poetry that reflects the America many do not want to see but seems to be growing. Kunz's work has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, the B..." Read more of this review »
The Magus by John Fowles
“The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself.”
John Fowles
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Nightwood by Djuna Barnes
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Eliot talks about the necessity of reading Nightwood more than once—because the second reading will feel very different to the first. This is true. In our society, where it is hard to find time to do anything properly, even once, the leisure—which is part of the pleasure—of reading is one of our culture-casualties.
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Darwin's Sacred Cause by Adrian J. Desmond
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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs by Stephen Brusatte
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Thomas Jefferson
“On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.”
Thomas Jefferson

Mark Twain
“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
Mark Twain

Friedrich Nietzsche
“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Winston S. Churchill
“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”
Winston S. Churchill

Confucius
“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”
Confucious

345771 Homer's The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson — 198 members — last activity Oct 27, 2018 12:38AM
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738854 HFK's Fear Group Read — 137 members — last activity Oct 18, 2018 04:54AM
Buddy/Group read of Fear: Trump in the White House starting on September 11. This is a read for all views: neutral-Trumps, anti-Trumps and pro-Trumps. ...more
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