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A microcosm writ large

Hey, come here, I want you to meet someone. This is Lewis Thomas, and he thinks you’re pretty great. Why? Well, first off, you’re alive. Yeah, I know that sounds either facetious or creepy, but think about it; somehow you, a thinking, reasoning animal, came into being and started walking around and expressing complex thoughts in word and action and changing the world around you. But... read more
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