The Edge Foundation is a think tank of sorts, but not the kind dedicated to propagating a particular political stance. The Edge Foundation is much closer to the original Academy as founded by Plato. The Foundation’s motto is “to arrive at the edge of the world’s knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves.” I don’t think I can put it better than this.
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