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Pioneering Psychologist Jerome Bruner on the Act of Discovery and the Key to True Learning
Pioneering Psychologist Jerome Bruner on the Act of Discovery and the Key to True Learning

“Discovery, like surprise, favors the well-prepared mind.”

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The Divine Within: Aldous Huxley on Mind-Body Integration and How We Become Who We Are
The Divine Within: Aldous Huxley on Mind-Body Integration and How We Become Who We Are

“In all the activities of life, from the simplest physical activities to the highest intellectual and spiritual activities, our whole effort must be to get out of our own light.”

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How We Know What We Know: The Art of <em>Adaequatio</em> and Seeing with the Eye of the Heart
How We Know What We Know: The Art of Adaequatio and Seeing with the Eye of the Heart

A timeless guide to “understanding the truth that does not merely inform the mind but liberates the soul.”

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How to Get Rich: Paul Graham on Money vs. Wealth
How to Get Rich: Paul Graham on Money vs. Wealth

Debunking the pie fallacy, or why there’s more to success than giving people what they want.

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Flannery O’Connor on Dogma, Belief, and the Difference Between Religion and Faith
Flannery O’Connor on Dogma, Belief, and the Difference Between Religion and Faith

“For me a dogma is only a gateway to contemplation and is an instrument of freedom and not of restriction.”

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The New Age of Wonder: Freeman Dyson on the Future of Science and Why Biologists Are the New Poets
The New Age of Wonder: Freeman Dyson on the Future of Science and Why Biologists Are the New Poets

“A new generation of artists, writing genomes as fluently as Blake and Byron wrote verses, might create an abundance of new flowers and fruit and trees and birds to enrich the ecology of our planet.”

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E.O. Wilson on How We Give Meaning to Life
E.O. Wilson on How We Give Meaning to Life

“We will find a way eventually to live with our inborn turmoil, and perhaps find pleasure in viewing it as the primary source of our creativity.”

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The Art of Self-Renewal: The Pioneering Social Scientist John Gardner on How to Keep Your Work and Your Spirit Alive Over the Long Run
The Art of Self-Renewal: The Pioneering Social Scientist John Gardner on How to Keep Your Work and Your Spirit Alive Over the Long Run

“The self-renewing man … looks forward to an endless and unpredictable dialogue between his potentialities an the claims of life – not only the claims he encounters but the claims he invents.”

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Muriel Rukeyser on What Poetry Does for Us, What It Shares with Science, and Why Some People Resist It
Muriel Rukeyser on What Poetry Does for Us, What It Shares with Science, and Why Some People Resist It

“However confused the scene of our life appears, however torn we may be who now do face that scene, it can be faced, and we can go on to be whole.”

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Isaac Asimov on the Thrill of Lifelong Learning, Science vs. Religion, and the Role of Science Fiction in Advancing Society
Isaac Asimov on the Thrill of Lifelong Learning, Science vs. Religion, and the Role of Science Fiction in Advancing Society

“It’s insulting to imply that only a system of rewards and punishments can keep you a decent human being.”

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