Deutsch does exhibit a panoramic knowledge of various aspects of history, philosophy, myth, etc.; however, his grasp is quite flawed - full of holes, as it were. For example, he locates the roots of science in vague philosophical currents flowing through the the
How does a
Unless you have just arrived in our time from the fifteenth century, or emerged out of a worm-hole in space-time from an intellectually starved parallel universe, you should avoid buying this largely worthless, mediocre compendium of self-indulgent frippery. And even if you have, you could easily find more profitable ways of wasting your time.
Imaginative and Intelligent, if a bit quirky.
I have no idea
No, but that would be pretty rare for me.
This is a work written by an inventor of considerable genius who is obsessed with resurrecting his dead father, after which they would live happily ever after - literally. Mr. Kurzwiel believes in the amalgamation of human beings with super-intelligent (and of course immortal) computing machines, which he claims will occur by approximately mid-twentieth century. He posits a rather fascinating and unorthodox
someone stranded on a desert island
luck, I suppose
If Audible were a mouse trap this selection would be cheese. Unfortunately, the sample manages to showcase the only portion of the book of any interest. Besides that, the book is a seemingly endlss procession of tear-jerking anecdotes about countless persons who have suffered terribly from the mischance of mutating genes. They read,
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