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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Even as empiricism is winning the mind, transcendentalism continues to win the heart.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“When the martyr's righteous forebrain is exploded by the executioner's bullet and his mind disintegrates, what then? Can we safely assume that all those millions of neural circuits will be reconstituted in an immaterial state, so the conscious mind carries on?”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The historical circumstance of interest is that the tropical rain forests have persisted over broad parts of the continents since their origins as stronghold of the flowering plants 150 million years ago.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The larger the pie, the greater number of possible slices big enough to sustain the lives of individual species.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Darwin's dice have rolled badly for Earth. The human species is, in a word, an environmental abnormality. Perhaps a law of evolution is that intelligence usually extinguishes itself.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Human beings live -- literally live, as if life is equated with the mind -- by symbols, particularly words, because the brain is constructed to process information almost exclusively in their terms.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Giants exist as a state of mind. They are defined not as an absolute measurement but as a proportionality. . . . So giants can be real, even if adults do not choose to classify them as such.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“[E]very major religion today is a winner in the Darwinian struggle waged among cultures, and none ever flourished by tolerating its rivals.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Humanity is exalted not because we are so far above other living creatures, but because knowing them well elevates the very concept of life.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Most children have a bug period, and I never grew out of mine.”

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