Stories tagged mathematics

Milton wrote his best lines blind

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the unhealthiness of obsession and control until the lines burn bright

615 Pharmacology & therapeutics

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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.

Echolalia

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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.

arhythmetic

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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

Confinement

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