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Book cover for Mountains Beyond Mountains: One doctor's quest to heal the world
Farmer was the medical director, but he hadn’t argued. Instead—this was often his way, I would learn—he had simply subverted the policy. Every patient had to pay the eighty cents, except for women and children, the destitute, and anyone who ...more

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“Our comforting conviction that the world makes sense rests on a secure foundation: our almost unlimited ability to ignore our ignorance.”
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“One begins to wonder if all the most interesting problems in physics are now in biology.”
Nick Lane, The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life

Charles Darwin
“We stopped looking for monsters under our bed when we realized that they were inside us.”
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Richard Feynman
“Nobody ever figures out what life is all about, and it doesn't matter. Explore the world. Nearly everything is really interesting if you go into it deeply enough.”
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Eliezer Yudkowsky
“World domination is such an ugly phrase. I prefer to call it world optimisation.”
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