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A good memory is surely a compost heap that converts experience to wisdom, creativity, or dottiness; not that these things are of much earthly value, but at least they may keep you amused when the world is keeping you locked away or shutting you out.

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The best math lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract

The best math lesson we can teach college students this year is to subtract a tuition increase and benefit from the dividends of higher education.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Without philosophy man cannot know what he makes without religion he cannot

Without philosophy man cannot know what he makes without religion he cannot know why.
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Suffering builds character and impels you to penetrate life’s secrets. It’s

Suffering builds character and impels you to penetrate life’s secrets. It’s the path of great artists, great religious leaders, great social reformers. The problem is not suffering per se, but rather our identification with our own ego: our divided, duali
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

You say that this society will come to an end, because societies always hav

You say that this society will come to an end, because societies always have done so. I wonder whether they have ended because they were not really societies at all.
Posted 2 months ago

Poems ancient and modern prowled the ice floes in bear form, filled with wo

Poems ancient and modern prowled the ice floes in bear form, filled with words that could wound with their beauty.
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There is something less than fully human in those who have never known a co

There is something less than fully human in those who have never known a commitment to an idea, who have never risked an exploration of the unknown, who have never attempted the kind of creativity of which men and women are potentially capable.
Posted 2 months ago

Helping others in need is not only a responsibility of life it is what give

Helping others in need is not only a responsibility of life it is what gives meaning to life.
Posted 2 months ago

The blessing hands of Christ are like a roof that protects us. But at the s

The blessing hands of Christ are like a roof that protects us. But at the same time, they are a gesture of opening up, tearing the world open so that heaven my enter in, may become "present" within it.
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If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legal

If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
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Don't let your imperfections conveniently excuse you from having discipline

Don't let your imperfections conveniently excuse you from having discipline. Have the courage to work through your imperfections.
Posted 2 months ago

This, for many people, is what's most offensive about hunting—to some, disg

This, for many people, is what's most offensive about hunting—to some, disgusting: that it encourages, or allows, us not only to kill but to take a certain pleasure in killing
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It’s about freedom, joy, and wisdom. It’s all about divine love.

It’s about freedom, joy, and wisdom. It’s all about divine love.
Posted 2 months ago