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April 20, 2007

'Whereas God can make something from nothing, make something into nothing... human beings can only divide a thing into parts or assemble parts into a whole' — Caroline Walker Bynum

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Just so.

But realizing this is the first step toward closing the gap.

A few thousand more years and who knows?

Perhaps Stewart Brand's memorable remark from back in the day will become more real than a dream.

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In a few thousand years humans will be lucky to have figured out the stick in the ant hill gimmick again.

Posted by: ScienceChic | Apr 21, 2007 10:37:07 AM

Where as god is a myth that is no longer needed, accurate, or even helpful in explaining the world around us, one hopes that certain Anesthesiologists running this blog will follow the clarity of science and not some faith based mumbo-jumbo if ever I am on their operating table...

Posted by: Tim | Apr 21, 2007 5:44:14 AM

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