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Yoga Korunta

Life & Politics

Location: United States

One learns, as nothing endures but change.

13 December 2005

Tuesday's Word

Gravitation,* n. The tendency of all bodies to approach one another with a strength proportioned to the quantity of matter they contain--the quantity of matter they contain being ascertained by the strength of their tendency to approach one another. This is a lovely and edifying illustration of how science, having made A the proof of B, makes B the proof of A.

*The Devil's Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce, The World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York, 1944.


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