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Results of search for Author: Lewis Thomas - Page 1 of 1
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We are a spectacular, splendid manifestation of life. We have language. . . . We have affection We have genes for usefulness, and usefulness is about as close to a "common goal" of nature as I can guess at. And finally, and perhaps best of all, we have music.
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Lewis Thomas (1913 - 1993), The Medusa and the Snail (1979)
We pass the word around; we ponder how the case is put by different people, we read the poetry; we meditate over the literature; we play the music; we change our minds; we reach an understanding. Society evolves this way, not by shouting each other down, but by the unique capacity of unique, individual human beings to comprehend each other.
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Lewis Thomas (1913 - 1993), The Medusa and the Snail (1979)

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Statistically the probability of any one of us being here is so small that you would think the mere possibility of existence would keep us all in a contented dazzlement of surprise.
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Lewis Thomas (1913 - 1993)
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