The Philosophical Baby | Quote 01252

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…we have the ability to intervene in the world, as well, to actually make things happen. Intervening deliberately in the world isn’t the same as just predicting what will happen next. When we intervene we envision a particular possible future we would like to bring about and our action actually changes the world to make that future real.

Quote ID: 01252

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Alison Gopnik

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The Philosophical Baby

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