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How natural are natural laws?

One of the most interesting subjects I’ve come across in my research is the idea of “natural laws”.  The premise behind them is that these laws exist inherently in the universe, some branch of academia uncovers them (often philosophy) but … Continue reading

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What Does Human History Mean Without Humans?

“ “I used to be erudite,” he says out loud.  Erudite. A hopeless word.  What are all those things he once thought he knew, and where have they gone?” pg. 148 I think this passage really starts to delve into … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be human?

A passage that really struck me is on the bottom of page 23 where Animal claims that he’s not a human being.  This is the beginning of the debate between Animal and Zafar about what it means to be a … Continue reading

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