Anakana Schofield – Author of Martin John and Malarky

Clinamen

Isn’t this a hopeful form or structure for a novel it occurred to me as I read this definition seconds ago.

“Clinamen (pronounced /klaɪˈneɪmɛn/, plural clinamina, derived from clīnāre, to incline) is the Latin name Lucretius gave to the unpredictable swerve of atoms, in order to defend the atomistic doctrine of Epicurus.
According to Lucretius, the unpredictable swerve occurs ‘at no fixed place or time'”

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