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This is a record of my research and opinions as I work to establish my polymath group. I’m starting this in order to gain experience blogging for work, but hopefully it becomes something bigger. 89 more words


Line(s) of the Day #BenjaminFranklin

Life’s tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.

Legendary American Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) was the very definition of a polymath. 16 more words

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500th Post ~ Paradigm Shift

According to WordPress, this is the 500th post published by Jack Collier7

Paradigm Shift: a fundamental change in approach or underlying assumptions

My blog has been drifting along quite nicely for its first 499 posts. 

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Civilisation 51: Hypatia (AKA Ipazia)

Welcome to the ‘Civilisation’ blog series. This is my attempt to categorise some of history’s most famous (and infamous) names. Sometimes it’s serious and sometimes it’s silly. 550 more words

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Trope-a-Day: Omnidisciplinary Scientist / Renaissance Man

Omnidisciplinary Scientist / Renaissance Man: Yep, they have a lot of these.

(Well, maybe not quite omni.)

But consider, first, the incredibly broad-based education we discussed back in… 195 more words


One man cannot practice many arts with success. – Plato

Self-awareness in three words

Whilst out with friends not so long ago one of my chums was commending another on her cartooning skills and whilst accepting the compliment, wholly unlike me in that regard ( 910 more words

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