Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Daily Dose

From Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History, by Stephen Jay Gould


"Our mythology venerates the lone genius, but most great innovations arise several times, often in virtual simultaneity (the calculus by Newton and Leibniz, natural selection by Darwin and Wallace)."

From Chapter 7, Sweetness and Light

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