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    works to bear? Bear what? Bear(take the responsibility of) creating, building...?

    Bear(take the responsibility of) creating, building and organizing of the deepest knowledge?

    -------------------------------------A Beautiful Question is my attempt to see things whole. Here I've returned to the kinds of nave questions that I had as a teenager: What is reality? What am I? I've brought our deepest knowledge of how the physical world works to bear, naturally. That has been my primary focus for many years. But I've also realized that perception, art and philosophy are central to the discussion, and that the history of ideas has a lot to teach us.For a century, science has invalidated soft questions about truth, beauty, and transcendence. It took considerable courage therefore for Frank Wilczek to declare that such questions are within the framework of hard science. Anyone who wants to see how science and transcendence can be compatible must read this book.. Deepak Chopra, M.D.This book helps me see how one of the worlds

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    Re: works to bear? Bear what? Bear(take the responsibility of) creating, building.

    I'm not a teacher here, but I see that you have parsed the sentence wrong.

    You should read it as "I've brought ... to bear".

    The phrase "to bring something to bear" means to use something to achieve results.
    Translator, editor and TESOL certificate holder, but not a teacher. Native speaker of American English (West Coast)

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    Re: works to bear? Bear what? Bear(take the responsibility of) creating, building.

    Got it.
    "Brought it to fruition."
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 06-Mar-2016 at 13:29. Reason: Deleting unnecessary quote.

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    Re: works to bear? Bear what? Bear(take the responsibility of) creating, building.

    It seems a somewhat vapid text to me, so I wouldn't look too closely for meaning.

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