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Hegel on Knowledge, Impatience, the Peril of Fixed Opinions, and the True Task of the Human Mind – Sharing from Maria Popova @ Brain Pickings

“Impatience asks for the impossible, wants to reach the goal without the means of getting there.” I frequently lament a particularly prevalent pathology of our time — our extreme impatience with the dynamic process of attaining knowledge and transmuting it … Continue reading

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7.345 million teachable moments

I just counted the amount of time between this past election day (9th November, 2016) and when the Electoral College votes in 2020. All told, there are 1501 days separating them, and as each one has 24 hours, with 60 … Continue reading

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