Stories tagged mathematics

Milton wrote his best lines blind

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the unhealthiness of obsession and control until the lines burn bright

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Somewhere, a mathematician is going mad in a box that decreases in size at the same speed it takes the mathematician to find a way to get out. At least he’ll die with an epiphany, which is more than we can say for you.


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The therapist puts a hand to her forehead, shielding her eyes like a visor, lets out a sigh. Fighting the urge to ask the question. The patient is silent, waiting on her, as he can see that she is fighting her verbal cue.


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these three remainders you, me and her are the legacy of simple math and boolean logic, not so much

Age is Relativity

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Albert Einstein was probably the genius of our age. Joe Biden is a close second, yet Einstein not only had better hair but a keener knack to think of things that no one else could, or would, or would ever want to, since if they did, their brain would shockingly combust in a…

When I Was Like Pavlov's Rat

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His heart belonged to another, he had told me early on, a tall, beautiful girl from Madrid. He showed me her photo, while grinning at the thought of her. Her eyes were the shape of jewels and her body was a present I was sure would keep on giving. My rat

If "1984" Had A More Upbeat Ending.....

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Momentarily Winston’s thoughts muddled again. He felt his fingers twitch, a physical sensation which seemed to accompany any recollection from the past. Most of his memories were moments he’d reiterated so many times during his stay in the Ministry of Lov


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Even music relies on what/ you know as music/ for its power to enthrall.