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"It is just because we have a real and not merely symbolic knowledge of our own nature that our nature seems so mysterious; we reject as inadequate that merely symbolic description which is good enough for dealing with chairs and tables and physical agencies that affect us only by remote communication."
- Arthur Eddington (The Nature of the Physical World)
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