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“To raise awareness, we are required to resort to spectacle.” – Elias

“People are being tried in the court of public opinion, and that’s where it gets dangerous.” – MacRae

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“Personal computers in 1975, the Internet in 1993, and – I believe – Bitcoin in 2014.

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Kak dela?

“…a quote from Dostoyesvky…: “The most basic, rudimentary spiritual need of the Russian people is the need for suffering, ever-present and unquenchable, everywhere and in everything.””

Article here.

An infinite hotel faced with an infinite number of buses with an infinite number of people, and you have to figure out a way to put each person into a numerically distinct room in the infinite hotel without any overlaps.

Mathematics at its abstract-est.

See if your head hurts: link here.

My favorite comment: “When I saw the match stick piece floating, I REALLY wanted to see what it would look like if the match stick was lit. Would the flame spread out to match the node pattern? Would it be extinguished? etc…” – Michael Freeman
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