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Mar 16, 2015

"Our human definition of 'everything' gives us, at best, a tiny penlight to help us with our wanderings." --Benjamin Walker

Living With Mystery In A Certainty-Obsessed Culture

In his book, The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning, astrophysicist and philosopher Marcelo Gleiser explores the interface between our commitment to knowledge and our parallel flirtation with the mystery of the unknown. How has the progress of modern science compounded the perplexities and paradoxes of our quintessential human longing?

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BE THE CHANGE
Stop a few times in the day, look at something around you, and allow yourself to wonder about the science behind it, as well as its mystery.



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