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What would Borges say? Props to JiveMonkey for the pic.

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Eduardo Galeano updates his priors!

It is a rare event indeed when an academic or other public intellectual is intellectually honest and updates his or her priors. Consider the case of Eduardo Galeano, a leading Latin American intellectual. Larry Rother of the NY Times writes: For … Continue reading

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Undiluted Hocus-Pocus

That is the title of Martin Gardner’s autobiography. Mr Gardner, who wrote the popular Mathematical Games column for Scientific American for 25 years, is one of our intellectual heroes and role models. Here are three of our favorite excerpts from his last book: 1. … Continue reading

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