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As for types like my own, obscurely motivated by the conviction that our existence was worthless if we didn't make a turning point of it, we were assigned to the humanities, to poetry, philosophy, painting -- the nursery games of humankind, which had to be left behind when the age of science began. The humanities would be called upon to choose a wallpaper for the crypt, as the end drew near.

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Saul Bellow (June 10, 1915 April 5, 2005), was an acclaimed Canadian-born American Jewish writer. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976 and the National Medal of Arts in 1988 [1].

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