How To Write A Personal Essay


I’m reading How to Write a Personal Essay By Leslie Jamison. It’s a great text, and this strange statement by Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor sort of caught my mind and imagination: 

there are many different infinities—there’s an infinity between zero and one, and another one that counts everything beyond. Both ranges are endless, but they map different terrains

— a beautiful formulation of something completely incomprehensible …




2 Comments Add yours

  1. Yes, the “internal” or micro-infinity, and the external or macro-infinity. !!

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