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“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”
Albert Einstein
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Navigating Mormon Faith Crisis by Thomas Wirthlin McConkie
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At the start of the text we are introduced to Kai, god king and emperor, and master of mystic magic powers. It would appear for a very brief moment that we are in a typical fantasy novel. However, immediately we are informed that we are actually in a ...more
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The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
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The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
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Doors of Stone by Patrick Rothfuss
"While it's nice to see folks out there giving this book five stars, and in some cases even reviewing it, I'll admit that I'm kinda puzzled.

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The Theory That Would Not Die by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
"Maybe a third of the book seemed to consist of trivial facts that related to different uses of Bayesian methods in the last 50 years. The more substantial sections were fascinating, and made up for the chore of slogging through the trivia. I loved..." Read more of this review »
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Albert Einstein
“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”
Albert Einstein

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