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Distracted Teacher

Shelves of classics organized by time periods and topics. I'll be working on reading and reviewing them with a one word/one sentence summary, book history, and topics to think about.

"Relativity eliminated the Newtonian illusion of absolute space and time; quantum theory eliminated the Newtonian dream of a controllable measurement process; and chaos eliminates the Laplacian fantasy of deterministic probability.

(ME: Why aren't we teaching relativity, quarks, and chaos in schools then?)"
Chaos: Making a New Science - James Gleick

Chaos by James Gleick