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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams
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The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King
The Drawing of the Three (The Dark Tower, #2)
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Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams
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The Gunslinger by Stephen King
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Faith Versus Fact by Jerry A. Coyne
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Beyond Belief by Jenna Miscavige Hill
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Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom
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The Organized Mind by Daniel J. Levitin
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Will Durant
“There is hardly an absurdity of the past that cannot be found flourishing somewhere in the present. Underneath all civilization, ancient or modern, moved and still moves a sea of magic, superstition and sorcery. Perhaps they will remain when the works of our reason have passed away.”
Will Durant, Our Oriental Heritage

Isocrates
“Spend your leisure time in cultivating an ear attentive to discourse, for in this way you will find that you learn with ease what others have found out with difficulty.”
Isocrates

Marcus Aurelius
“When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: the people I deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous and surly. They are like this because they can't tell good from evil. But I have seen the beauty of good, and the ugliness of evil, and have recognized that the wrongdoer has a nature related to my own - not of the same blood and birth, but the same mind, and possessing a share of the divine. And so none of them can hurt me. No one can implicate me in ugliness. Nor can I feel angry at my relative, or hate him. We were born to work together like feet, hands and eyes, like the two rows of teeth, upper and lower. To obstruct each other is unnatural. To feel anger at someone, to turn your back on him: these are unnatural.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Isocrates
“It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement.

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs, therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity or undue depression in adversity.”
Isocrates

Jean-Paul Sartre
“This then is the age of reason.”
Jean-Paul Sartre

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