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Philosophy melange.
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It seems like the laws of Physics follow inevitably from deep principles of symmetry and invariance that have been codified in relativity and quantum mechanics. The paradoxes that result from uniting these two leads us to a frightening prospect: that space-time might not be as fundamental and perhaps is emergent. Here, Professor Arkani-Hamed introduces these thrilling ideas.  #curiosityfrothinginthemouth
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Sometimes, hearing the most disheartening things are exactly what can wake one up. Peter Sunde provokes.
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A Philosopher, a programmer, a mathematician and a physicist walked into a bar. #languageisbroken
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'They were apes only yesterday. Give them time.'
'Once an ape—always an ape.'…
'No, it will be different. … Come back here in an age or so and you shall see. ...
[The gods, discussing the Earth, in the motion picture version of H.G. Wells' The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936).]

I found this in the opening chapter of Sagan's "Broca's brain".
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Feynman would be proud!
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Sainath opens the "People's Archive of Rural India". 

There is no invisible India. There is a blind India.
#Sainath  
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MIT, please swing less thoughtlessly when going about your executions! It is almost always the case that one's work outweighs one's worth. Removing Lewin's lectures does more harm in every conceivable way than good. #MIT  
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