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Zat Rana
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I’m Zat Rana: a writer. I try to observe and express the nuances of the human condition. To this end, I am as inspired by philosophy and science as I am by art and history.

My hope is to fuse wisdom from all angles so I can create a sharper map of reality. This approach is well-encapsulated by a note Leonardo da Vinci once wrote to himself:

“Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses – especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.”

I’m not always right, and I’ve written many things I disagree with. I’m fine with that. It allows this to be a space of experimentation, and it challenges you to think for yourself.

My essays are posted here regularly, but email is the best way to keep in touch. I send a newsletter every Sunday with new work, striking thoughts, and book recommendations.

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