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"(Jefferson) had a rambling, vacant look and nothing of that firm, collected deportment which I expected."   Between 1789-1791, Senator William Maclay of Pennsylvania penned his first-person views of the day-by-day happenings of the First Senate of the United States. Personal and colloquial in nature, these commentaries offer... Read All
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"Madness is not a consequence of uncertainty but of certainty." — F. Nietzsche Georg Cantor (1845-1918), German mathematician and inventor of ‘set theory’, pushed the boundaries of infinity well beyond its implications for mathematics—into metaphysics; theology; and perhaps to the limits of his sanity... Read All