501 Astonishing Facts by Sanjeev Garg

By Sanjeev Garg

The ebook encompasses a overall of 501 proof which make the reader ask yourself approximately our unusual yet actually attention-grabbing international. The good fortune of this publication underlines the starting to be realisation that books now are not any longer seemed upon whatever as having inevitably an immediate hyperlink to lecture room and exam and as a result, to be shelved whilst the necessity is over. With intriguing proof from various fields the booklet stimulates younger reader's curiosity on this planet round him-thus inspiring him to pursue wisdom merely for the sake of it.In flip it additionally is helping to strengthen logical considering and a systematic temperament.

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DAVID: Why is seeking truth important to you? CANDACE: Seeking truth is extremely important to me just because it feels good. Everything else is below me, in the political world. Early on I saw that there’s no standards without truth. I think I got mad at some teacher who gave me a C on an English paper about this. I’m particularly interested in things that have eternal truth. I don’t know. It’s part of my heritage and background, and maybe my crazy Connecticut Yankee blood—you know, congregationalists are into truth, honesty, and integrity.

On that particular day, the chances were high that she was going get it for some reason. Otherwise, it was just a complete coincidence that she had that dream. CHEMISTRY AND THE MIND FIELD 31 DAVID: It would be interesting to know how many other people got four out of six numbers right that day—and how many of those people had similar dreams. KARY: Yeah, there are a whole lot of little questions like that. Do the people that win it just pick it by chance? Obviously, if enough people try, then somebody’s going to win eventually, because that’s the way it’s set up.

Laughter) When you say there is absolutely not a “now,” then everything is “now” in a way. There are parts of your brain that do not respond to time. In other parts, for example, emotional areas, everything is happening now. There’s no saying, well, that’s over, so I don’t feel sorry about it anymore. You keep it. One of my favorite quotes in my book was that there was a particular part of your brain that deals with the melancholy of things past, and, as you age, it grows and prospers, until finally, against your better judgment, you listen to country music.

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