[...] in an important sense, the sciences have solved the problem of communicating with one another more completely than has any human enterprise. To retell an old story, thirty-five years ago, Dirac and I were in Göttingen. He was developing the quantum theory of radiation, and I was a student. He learned that I sometimes wrote a poem, and he took me to task, saying, “In physics we try to say things that no one knew before in a way that everyone can understand, whereas in poetry... ”
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