Ian Hacking

Much early alchemy seems to have been adventure. You heated and mixed and burnt and pounded and to see what would happen. An adventure might suggest an hypothesis that can subsequently be tested, but adventure is prior to theory. /alchemy/ Ian Hacking quotes

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Anatoly Yurkin Nonsense is the property of a graphomaniac. (Anatoly Yurkin) [11/08/2019 06:11:17] More


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Eugene Ryabyi Eyes in love are dancing under the song of the heart,
They do not hear the voice of mind and discretion.
Love and passion like star light the lifeway,
And mortal sins are not able to frighten them away. [11/10/2019 02:11:33] More


Eugene Ryabyi The illusions are like a restless soul are rushing about the sinful earth and the holy heavens. [11/10/2019 02:11:48] More


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