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Christopher Hitchens would be thrilled to hear about this (Dennett and Dawkins too).

Seriously, though, I love von Neumann (who was a LOGICIAN, not a physicist, but whatever).

“It was the actress Jill Balcon who first drew my attention to Cecil Day-Lewis’s poem about literary widows. She hoped, she said, that she had avoided the pitfalls he described.”

Simon & Schuster: not so much with the reversion of rights.

Consciousness is all the rage just now.”

Things only a native English speaker knows. (via Maud)

Regardless of the quality of the review, this picture of Albert Einstein alone merits a link.

“There is a place where I have a different name, am slightly taller and a lot slimmer and have a mane of scarlet hair.”