Without meaning to belittle the wonders of science, I do not think they can absolve mankind of suffering, desire, madness, and death.

Lewis H. Lapham

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Lewis Henry Lapham (; born January 8, 1935) is an American writer. He was the editor of the American monthly Harper's Magazine from 1976 until 1981, and from 1983 until 2006. He is the founder of Lapham's Quarterly, a quarterly publication about history and literature, and has written numerous books...

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