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The Philosopher's Stone was called Silence.

The Philosopher's Stone was called Silence.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

For months in the fall of 2001, our highways looked like a county fair on w

For months in the fall of 2001, our highways looked like a county fair on wheels. "Look out, Al-Qaeda---patriot on board!" I once saw a guy with five flags tell a guy with four flags to go back to Afghanistan.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

When you stop expecting miracles, life is the miracle.

When you stop expecting miracles, life is the miracle.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Trust is a good business practice.

Trust is a good business practice.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I pulled my suitcase out of the backseat of my bug, along with Cannoli's ne

I pulled my suitcase out of the backseat of my bug, along with Cannoli's new travel case, a spiffy animal print pet backpack on wheels. When I first saw it, I thought maybe the dog was supposed to wear the backpack, but it turned out the person wore the b
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Wanting to change only the British position at the top of the American soci

Wanting to change only the British position at the top of the American social structure, John Adams feared that a "rage for innovation" would consume what was worthwhile about American culture.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

This would be...a book that would be a trapdoor down into some place dark.

This would be...a book that would be a trapdoor down into some place dark. A place only you could go, alone, when you opened the cover. Because only books have that power.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

when you see the problem as a more of you and less of people, you will find

when you see the problem as a more of you and less of people, you will find a distinctive solution to the recurring hurdles. Attitudinal and mindset change can cause a great change
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Rather than the kind of change that takes what we already have and augments

Rather than the kind of change that takes what we already have and augments it, like power to our cars and speed to our computers, I believe the kind of change we need now is a change of direction.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Each year, take a step aside, look back, and recognize how the people you h

Each year, take a step aside, look back, and recognize how the people you have met, what you have read, and what you've heard, have changed you slightly for the better or maybe slightly worse. Similarly, you can respect that each day you learn more, you u
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

without the act of imagination humanity would have perished long back

without the act of imagination humanity would have perished long back
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

...summer softens lines that winter cruelly shows...

...summer softens lines that winter cruelly shows...
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago