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I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite – only a sense of existence.
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“Instead of calling on some scholar, I paid many a visit to particular trees….”
Taken out of context, this is one of those quotes that makes Thoreau sound like a crazy hermit. 323 more words
Zeno and the Extent of Space and Time
Among the many ancient Greeks noted for enjoying mind games was a certain Zeno of Elea. He liked to conjure up apparently self contradictory ideas called paradoxes, and one of his most famous runs something along the lines of this: Suppose you’d like walk to the door of a room. 3,955 more words