Digression: elegant and beautiful … ideas, that is

A while back I briefly mentioned Edge, heralded as ‘The world’s smartest website’.  While that does not necessarily make it the best website nor my favourite (hard to get past Arts and Letters Daily, though The Browser gives it a push), I like it very much and maintain a watchful eye on its activities and contributions. One regular feature is the ‘annual question‘,which poses an insightful question to which a (large!) number of leading thinkers respond. Continue reading