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“For the artist, the goal of the painting or musical composition is not to convey literal truth, but an aspect of a universal truth that if successful, will continue to move and to touch people even as contexts, societies and cultures change. For the scientist, the goal of a theory is to convey "truth for now"--to replace an old truth, while accepting that someday this theory, too, will ve replaced by a new "truth," because that is the way science advances.”


Daniel J. Levitin, This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
tags: music, science, truth
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This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession by Daniel J. Levitin
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