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The Silent Music of the Mind: Remembering Oliver Sacks, by Maria Popova

I was a relative latecomer to the work of Oliver Sacks (July 9, 1933–August 30, 2015), that great enchanter of storytelling who spent his life bridging science and the human spirit — partly because I was not yet born when … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Technique in Thirteen Theses: Walter Benjamin’s Timeless Advice on Writing | Brain Pickings

“The more circumspectly you delay writing down an idea, the more maturely developed it will be on surrendering itself.” via The Writer's Technique in Thirteen Theses: Walter Benjamin's Timeless Advice on Writing | Brain Pickings. I must have tried them … Continue reading

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