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Date: August, 22, 2015

"Partial images slide through my mind, a scattering of words spoken. Neurobiologists say that memory isn’t the replay of a video camera, but instead a pastiche of neuronal fragments gathered from here and there, wandering smells, oddly cut visual scraps, translucent experiences laid on top of one...

— Lightman, Alan (b. 1948)

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Date: 2015

"A flash of intellection hit Karen."

— Zink, Nell (b. 1964)

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Date: 2015

"It's never really dark
anyway, not even inside the skull"

— Young, Dean (b. 1955)

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Date: September 12, 2016

"'Memorial' wasn't a translation of Homer: the Iliad was its neutral backdrop, lit up by Oswald's flares of mind."

— Chiasson, Dan

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Date: 2016

"The subliminal mind is often depicted as a subterranean network that follows a bifurcating logic rarely touched by the light of day."

— Wampole, Christy

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Date: 2016

"The plant's radical desire for what has decayed in the soil stands as a figure for memory, the reaching into dark recesses for what used to be alive."

— Wampole, Christy

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Date: September 2017

"Then, as though a light bulb had clicked on in her brain, she continued: 'Look at feminism. It started as a fringe movement. Now it's mainstream, left and right.'"

— Seward Darby

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Date: October 137, 2017

"It is a premeditated catastrophe visited on people whom Paul Ryan believes in the darkness of his soul and in the shadows of his mind do not deserve the help of the government of which they are a part."

— Pierce, Charles P. (b. 1953)

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Date: October 137, 2017

"But, because political campaigns occasionally can be wonderful bathyspheres to your soul’s dark abyss, we are learning that Moore’s is plenty deep and plenty dark."

— Pierce, Charles P. (b. 1953)

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Date: May 4, 2018

"And other minds are finally less opaque."

— Druckerman, Pamela (b. 1970)

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.