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"Which prophets are most profitable? --

Or... Does religion have anything to do with economic prosperity?"
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""(...how many dust motes flicker in that sunbeam?
...eleven million, threehundredandone thousand sixhundredand . . . five!/+""
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The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel
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Jean Auel's 1980 (pre)historical novel "Clan of the Cave Bear" is one of my best-loved books!
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The Philosophical Breakfast Club by Laura J. Snyder
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This is a truly remarkable book -- Author Laura J. Snyder brings you "up close and personal" as modern science takes its first "baby steps" -- and makes you realize the tremendous POWER of the scientific approach, to have brought about such tremendou ...more
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Or... Does religion have anything to do with economic prosperity?
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Three Stations by Martin Cruz Smith
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This is a solid Arkady Renko police detective story, set in gritty real-life present-day Moscow.
The title comes from Moscow's Komsomol Square, informally known as "Three Stations Square" because of the three railway terminals that are located there a
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H.L. Mencken
“The best teacher is not the one who knows most but the one who is most capable of reducing knowledge to that simple compound of the obvious and wonderful.”
H.L. Mencken

George Orwell
“War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.”
George Orwell, 1984

Alastair Reynolds
“Consider all the inanimate matter in the universe, all the dumb atoms, all the mindless molecules, all the oblivious dust grains and pebbles and rocks and iceballs and worlds and stars, all the unthinking galaxies and superclusters, wheeling through the oblivious time-haunted megaparsecs of the cosmic supervoid.
In all that immensity, she had somehow contrived to BE a human being, a microscopically tiny, cosmically insignificant bundle of information-processing systems, wired to a mind more structurally complex than the Milky Way itself, maybe even more complex than the rest of the *whole damned universe*!”
Alastair Reynolds, Blue Remembered Earth

Alastair Reynolds
“I've seen marvelous things, Sunday. I've looked back from the edge of the system and seen this planet, this Earth, reduced to a tiny dot of pale blue. I know what that feels like. To think that dot is where we came from, where we evolved out of the chaos and the dirt. And I know what it feels like to imagine going further. To hold that incredible, dangerous thought in my mind, if only for an instant. To think: what if I don't go home? What if I just keep traveling? Watching that pale-blue dot fall ever further away, until the darkness swallowed it and there was no turning back. Until Earth was just a blue memory.”
Alastair Reynolds, Blue Remembered Earth

Carl Sagan
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