Tag: Quotes

Did Einstein really say that?

Alberto Acerbi , September 19th, 2018


The phenomenon of online diffusion of misattributed quotes is so widespread that got its own dedicated meme. You may have seen a picture of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th…


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Explorers

Simon , May 20th, 2014


“Nowadays being an explorer is a trade, which consists not, as one may think, in discovering hitherto unknown facts after years of study, but in covering a great…


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Culture and utility

Simon , November 8th, 2013


Re-reading a chapter in Marshall Sahlins’ Culture and Practical Reason, Le Penseé Bourgoisie today I could have cited multiple chunks of though-provoking writing. Instead, here’s a simple …


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