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The nineteenth-century English poet John Keats introduced the term “negative capability” (following a heated disquisition with English politician Charles Wentworth Dilke) into the literary world’s vernacular as a means to create acceptance in regards to the unknown. Famously, one of the letters of John Keats makes mention of negative capability to his brothers George and Tom Keats, arguing against the pursuit of logic and reason in favor of a sense of beauty and wonder.