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brentspeak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-26-08 06:00 PM
Response to Reply #56
67. I studied his work in a college intellectual history class
Took me a while to grasp what he meant that all scientific breakthroughs are really imagination-manufactured things.
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