Goethe’s offhand observation that the test of civilization is conversation is insightful.
Contemporary poetry demonstrates that Wordsworth’s belief that poetry ought to be in the everyday “real language of men” was misguided.
I wonder how Schröndinger’s cat can simultaneously be both dead and alive.
Submitted by: Alan Epstein.
Richelieu’s influence on Louis XIII isn’t as negative as they say. He did, after all, found the Académie Française.
She’s so Popperian, only give me marginal fashion suggestions. She probably doesn’t believe in Induction as science, either.