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Or, I believe I have free will but I can't prove it.
This book is an easy read but more for the occasional insight or chuckle than for any fact or explanation although there are a few of these.
The brevity of the sections makes this a book that you might want to carry around with you and read when you have only a little down time.
First off - fantastic cover design. John Brockman has done some good work with the Edge Foundation. As an author, he's the Rick Riordan of pop-sci publishing, cranking out title... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Rob Fitzgibbon
If you can get this at a low price, it's worth getting. It's not so much a book than a collection of essays by prominent scientists at the website Edge. Read morePublished 5 months ago by J. Davis
Nice to know some of the smartest people alive often don't have a clue and have the good sense to admit it.Published 5 months ago by D. L. Ross
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book.
The length of each author's contribution varies (some go the point very directly, and some others take the opportunity to be a little... Read more
Wonderful little book that can be picked up anytime one has a moment for some
stimulating ideas. Should be in everyone's library. Good gift for an intellectual friend.
Some very interesting ideas and thoughts inside, but the cover make's it look like a cartoon. It's not a cartoon is it?Published 17 months ago by Kenny A. Chaffin
The book is based on a good premise: Scientists discussing their beliefs that they can't prove. Some simply told about the next step in their own discipline; some dealt with... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Alan Stringer
This book teaches us modesty in our judgements and self criticism. A few people borrowed it from me and all of the join my review.Published 20 months ago by Alexander Rokhlenko
I bought this to read on the plane ride to Mexico. I found myself fliiping through the boook looking for the gems and there are a few but overall I would not buy again.Published 23 months ago by michelle adams