Posts Tagged: Alan Lightman

Notable Los Angeles: 9/25–10/1

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Literary events and readings this week in and around L.A.!

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The Ache for Order

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Nowhere do we crave order, and the powerful results reaped from that order, more than in nature. The mapping of the seasons permitted the development of agriculture. The ability to predict the swing of pendulums led to the creation of pendulum clocks. The repeatable production of T-lymphocytes, or T-cells, when exposed to the vaccinia virus […]

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