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Kant’s Tribute to his Left Hand

Immanueul Kant:  A great philosopher’s tribute to his left hand.

The famous philosopher Kant has been quoted for his to his left hand when he said,

“What can resemble my hand and be in all points like, than its image in the looking glass? And yet I cannot put such a hand as I see in the glass in the place of the original.”

“If the first creative act of God had been the forming of a left hand, then this hand… had the distinctive character of left, which can only intuitively but never conceptually be apprehended.”

Immanuel Kant’s Biography

Note:  I’ve just found this in my collection of quotes and I apologize for not not properly sourcing.  I can’t seem to find where in the library I found this.

Lefty Birthday – Educator Marshall McLuhan

Famous Lefhander Birthday, July 21

Herbert Marshall McLuhan, (July 21, 1911 – December 31, 1980), Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar, was born in Edmonton, Alberta. He was a professor of English literature, literary critic, and communications theorist. His work has been viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory. He is known for the expressions “global village.”