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The number of people (191) out of 1,000 who associated the word “table” with the word “chair.” People often make these associations unconsciously. And y
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Leo Szilard

“If one knows only what one is told, one does not know enough to be able to arrive at a well-balanced decision.” Book of the Month The Four Loves by C....Pr
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The Four Loves by C.S. Lewis

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  • Evidence

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