|Kepler finishes Harmony of the World.|
writes to Mersenne, “to comprehend is to embrace thought, to know
a thing it is enough to touch
it with the thought”.
Later the same day, Descartes writes to Mersenne,
“God was free to leave the world uncreated”.
|Goethe writes, “I think it is true that humanism will triumph at last; only I fear that the world will at the same time be a vast hospital, where each will be his fellow man’s humane sick-nurse.”|
|Nelly Sachs writes to Paul Celan, “my disquiet is great”.|
Mike Schertzer appears...
and tries, for the first time,