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  1. Aug 2022
    1. through the air” to which Descartes referred with derision. With the exorcismof these occult qualities,

      Perhaps the most far-reaching contribution of Cartesian philosophy to modern thought was its rejection of the scholastic notion of substantial forms and real qualities, of all those “little images fluttering

      Aristotle reference? <br /> mnemonics?<br /> What is the context here?

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  2. Feb 2015
    1. RNA viral genomes

      proposed mnemonic

    2. All are ssRNA

      Reo has 2 strands

    3. All RNA viruses except Reoviridae are ssRNA
    4. Positive-stranded RNA viruses: I went to a retro (retrovirus) toga (togavirus) party, where I drank flavored (flavivirus) Corona (coronavirus) and ate hippy (hepevirus) California (calicivirus) pickles (picornavirus).

      I would add "positively fun" to the mnemonic for positive-stranded RNA viruses, so it reads, "I went to a POSITIVELY FUN retro toga party, where I drank flavored Corona and ate hippy California pickles.