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Quotation by Hannah Arendt
The new always happens against the overwhelming odds of statistical laws and their probability, which for all practical, everyday purposes amounts to certainty; the new therefore always appears in the guise of a miracle.
Hannah Arendt (1906–1975), German-born U.S. political philosopher. The Human Condition, pt. 5, ch. 24 (1958).
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