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At one time Søren Kierkegaard kept his money at the National Bank where one of his brothers-in-law worked - in a locked chest, and his brother-in-law had the only key. It's not really clear if this was a bank account but it doesn't look it (more a private arrangement). The money was in packets and came from an inheritance. Kierkegaard did not want to invest ...


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It's hard to say what people "really think". Certainly in the 19th century the seed had already been planted. Beginning with a series of pulp novels starting with "The Steam Man of the Priaries" in 1868, mechanical men were nearly a subgenre in the 19th century. Knowing what we know now, yes, it seems completely ridiculous that an intelligent being could ...


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