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Yes, But How?

Become what you are. —– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe It would seem to be the easiest thing in the world, wouldn’t it? “Become what you are.” But if it were the easiest thing in the world, why would the wise … Continue reading

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Eminent neurologist Oliver Sacks writes about the strange condition of Face-Blindness in A Neurologist’s Notebook, The New Yorker (August 30, 2010): Shakespeare’s King Duncan laments that “there’s no art to find the mind’s construction in the face.” He’s speaking of … Continue reading

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