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A fundamentalist can't bring himself or herself to negotiate with people who disagree with them because the negotiating process itself is an indication of implied equality.

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The cause of liberty becomes a mockery if the price to be paid is the whole

The cause of liberty becomes a mockery if the price to be paid is the wholesale destruction of those who are to enjoy liberty. Ghandi, quoted in Merton, p. 68
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I don't respect thinking that is dangerous, prejudicial, childish, and coul

I don't respect thinking that is dangerous, prejudicial, childish, and could get me killed.
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Snark is a fabulous defense mechanism.

Snark is a fabulous defense mechanism.
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I had the fortune or misfortune to learn how to read fluently starting at t

I had the fortune or misfortune to learn how to read fluently starting at the age of three. So I had read maybe 150 books by the time I hit 1st grade. And I already knew that the teachers were lying to me.
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True beauty is a beautiful character shinning through.

True beauty is a beautiful character shinning through.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The process of categorisation is as old as men, yet as old as man alone, fo

The process of categorisation is as old as men, yet as old as man alone, for no other animal species categorises itself so neatly. Yet the ultimate, most vulnerable and weakest victim of categorisation is empathy. Categorisation is a process that destroys
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But thought has no eyelids to close or ears to block...

But thought has no eyelids to close or ears to block...
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

He runs his hands up my back and into my hair, pulling me closer. I lose my

He runs his hands up my back and into my hair, pulling me closer. I lose myself in the feel of his body against mine and the way his soft lips coax mine to life. Almost without thinking, I wrap my arms around his warm waist.
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Great Britain has lost an empire and has not yet found a role.

Great Britain has lost an empire and has not yet found a role.
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As Gabe continued to speak, he sounded to be a cheerful and intelligent per

As Gabe continued to speak, he sounded to be a cheerful and intelligent person, two attributes I have commonly found associated with people who spend most of their time outdoors.-from New River, in the anthology AWAKE IN THE WORLD
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The mind can perceive the impossible.The heart can endure the impossible.Th

The mind can perceive the impossible.The heart can endure the impossible.The soul can experience the impossible.The hands can do the impossible.The tongue can express the impossible.The eyes can discern the impossible.The ears can understand the impossibl
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You are the best thing that will happen to someone today.

You are the best thing that will happen to someone today.
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