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Down the Rabbit Hole. Again!

I am thirty. Have been for a few months. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, had he decided to live forever, would be hundred and eighty four. Of course, Lewis Carroll is alive, and well, has decided to live forever, and, at the … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading: Reading Lives

I feel the fundamental question underlying biography reading is: Why? Why the life of this person? Why only this person? Why Murray Gell-Mann but not John Archibald Wheeler? Why Isaac Asimov but not Robert Anson Heinlein? Why Richard Feynman but not Edward … Continue reading

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