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"I appear to be wiser than he, because I do not fancy I know what I do not know."

“I appear to be wiser than he, because I do not fancy I know what I do not know.”

I am wiser than this man, for neither of us appears to know anything great and good; but he fancies he knows something, although he knows nothing; whereas I, as I do not know anything, so I do not fancy I do.

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Philosopher

Portrait of a Scientist

Antoine Lavoisier. Most people might remember this name from their school Chemistry lessons when learning about stoichiometry in reactions, or the law of conservation of mass.  565 more words

History Of Science

Odalisques & Arabesques

The Turkish Bath, 1862, oil on canvas, diam. 108 cm, Louvre. A summation of the theme of female voluptuousness attractive to Ingres throughout his life, rendered in the circular format of earlier masters. 899 more words

Art

brunch

When I suggest a brunch spot known for chicken and waffles, even my dog is grateful.

Let the parade begin.

Art

ON THIS DAY: July 13, 2016

July 13th is

World Cup Football Day

National French Fries Day

Embrace Your Geekiness Day

International Rubik’s Cube Day

Gruntled Workers Day *

* if you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands! 370 more words

History

Neoclasscism

By the mid-1700s, Europe was over the flowery, over the top Rococo style. It was the Enlightenment now. Serious men concerned with reason and the nature of the universe didn’t paint girls on swing sets anymore. 308 more words

19th Century

The Guillotine: Does death by decapitation equal instant death? | A R T L▼R K

On the 17th of June 1939, Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, was guillotined in Versailles outside Saint-Pierre prison. He was the last person to be guillotined in public. 20 more words

20th Century