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Mary: [in a hushed whisper] Oh look, there’s Saturn. Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun. How many of the satellites of Saturn can you name? Listen, there’s Nemus…Titan…Dione…Hyperion, of course…uhh–
Isaac: –yah, I can’t name any of them. And fortunately, they’d never come up in conversation.
Mary: [deep sigh] Facts. I’ve got a million facts at my fingertips–
Isaac: –that’s right. They don’t mean a thing right? Because nothing worth knowing could be understood with the mind. Right? Everything really valuable has to enter you through a different opening, if you’ll forgive the disgusting imagery.
Mary: I really don’t agree at all. I mean, where would we be without rational thought–

Isaac: –No. No. You rely too much on your brain. The brain is the most overrated organ. I think.

Manhattan, Woody Allen

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