Re: A book list for today's renaissance human

From: Robert J. Bradbury (
Date: Thu Dec 27 2001 - 18:59:47 MST

On Thu, 27 Dec 2001, Amara Graps posted her Newtonmass present...

> Many months ago, I pulled together a list of books that I thought
> might be a good start to help a person to think/be more like a
> renaissance human, but in today's world: so some 'basics' plus more
> ideas to expand one's vision of the universe.

Shhhuuurreee... Myhrr wood for the mhental fires...

I'll forego comments on Feynman & Drexler....

But, really, why must a renaissance human study:

> The World According to Wavelets by Barbara Hubbard
and perhaps
> Fractal Geometry of Nature by Benoit Mandelbrot

One would suspect just a little bias in these suggestions.
Now of course, Amara redeems herself suggesting...

> Meetings with Remarkable Men by G.I. Gurdjieff

Anyone suggesting Gurdjieff not only demonstrates their
depth but their breadth as well...

Of course suggestions as to where one can find time to
immerse oneself in Amara's fine list are welcome.


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