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The aggregate of all knowledge has not yet become culture in us. Rather it would seem as if, with the progressive scientific penetration and dissection of reality, the foundations of our thinking grow ever more precarious and unstable.
Johan Huizinga (1872–1945), Dutch historian. In the Shadow of Tomorrow, ch. 6 (1936).
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