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"Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so." - Bertrand Russell
you may know, I put that great Russell witticism in Chapter 3 of The Art of Amazement, along with a parallel quote from Thomas Jefferson.
Today's first question for your table is a simple one: Why do we hate thinking?
Here is a short provocative article on the nature of "nothingness" that may get you thinking....or not.
Question #2 - What is fundamentally missing from this article?
(I have tried to write a comment but keep getting a "technical error" - so if you'd like to hear my own critique, send an email.)
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