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New design: Simone Weil

Simone Weil: French philosopher described by Albert Camus as “the only great spirit of our times”. She taught intermittently throughout the 1930s, taking several breaks to devote herself to political activism in support of the working class and to resist Spanish fascism.

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New design: David Hume

David Hume: Enlightenment philosopher who is best known for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, with which Hume strove to create a total naturalistic science of man that examined the psychological basis of human nature.

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Happy birthday to Fyodor Dostoyevsky

It’s Hirsute History’s own Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s birthday, who’s bringing the cake and ice cream?

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New design: Mothman

In West Virginia folklore, the Mothman is a man-sized moth like cryptid reportedly seen in the Point Pleasant area in the late 1960s. Oh, and it maybe wrecked a bridge.

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New design: Joseph Fourier

Jean-Baptiste Joseph Fourier: Mathematician and physicist best known for initiating the investigation of Fourier series and their applications to problems of heat transfer and vibrations, and generally credited with the discovery of the greenhouse effect.

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New design: Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze: French philosopher who’s metaphysical treatise Difference and Repetition is considered by many scholars to be his magnum opus and who’s work has influenced a variety of disciplines across philosophy and art, including literary theory, post-structuralism and postmodernism.

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New design: Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer: civil rights activist, She co-founded the Freedom Democratic Party, National Women’s Political Caucus, and organized Mississippi’s Freedom Summer.

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New design: Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly: An American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer who was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. During his short career he is often regarded as the artist who defined the traditional rock-and-roll lineup of two guitars, bass, and drums.

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Happy birthday to H.P. Lovecraft

Happy Hirsute birthday to H.P. Lovecraft!

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Happy birthday to Gregor Mendel

Hey Hirsute History fans, can we get a like for Gregor Mendel’s birthday?

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