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"One more word about giving instruction as to what the world ought to be. Philosophy in any case always comes on the scene too late to give it... When philosophy paints its gloomy picture then a form of life has grown old. It cannot be rejuvenated by the gloomy picture, but only understood. Only when the dusk starts to fall does the owl of Minerva spread its wings and fly."

—G.W.F. Hegel


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Wikipedia: "In Greek and Roman mythology, Glaucus (Greek: Γλαῦκος, Glaukos, "glaring (eyes)"; compare Greek glaux, owl, of the same origin) is the symbolic owl of Athena or Minerva, respectively. Often referred to as the "owl of Athena" or "owl of Minerva", it accompanies Minerva in Roman myths, seen as a symbol of wisdom because the owl is capable of seeing even in the dark and of vigilance because the owl is awake at night."

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667x1000px 663.09 KB
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed
1/125 second
Aperture
F/8.0
Focal Length
105 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Jul 26, 2009, 3:45:46 PM
Sensor Size
4mm
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