“HAFOKH V’HAPEKH!” (II)
– Turning the Text; Bending the Reality
The enormous influence that a few individuals have had in the humanities and sciences is astonishing. Some have developed history in good directions, and we cannot imagine our understanding and knowledge of the world without their contributions. What if they had not lived?
Eventually we may have come to the same conclusions and discoveries, but some had visions before the rest of us even dared to think of the same ideas. They also dared to act on their convictions.