The sense of beauty is a tuning fork in the brain that hums when we stumble on something beautiful.
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|Birth:||5th March, 1955|
|Profession:||Artist, Professor, Writer|
David Hillel Gelernter is an American artist, writer and professor of computer science at Yale University. He publishes widely; his work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Post, LA Times, Weekly Standard, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, and elsewhere. His paintings have been exhibited in New Haven and Manhattan. In 1993 he was sent a mail bomb by Ted Kaczynski, known as the Unabomber, which almost killed him and left him with some permanent disabilities: he lost the use of his right hand and his right eye was permanently damaged. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in classical Hebrew literature from Yale University in 1976 and his Ph.D. from S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook in 1982. Gelernter's most recent book is America-Lite: How Imperial Academia Dismantled Our Culture. He chronicled the ordeal in his 1997 book Drawing Life: Surviving the Unabomber.
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