Factober

A large part of crime is economics - if people are working and and have a home and family to support, then I believe you can reduce the crime rate.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to g

We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply,

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Writing's a lot like cooking. Sometimes the cake won't rise, no matter what

Writing's a lot like cooking. Sometimes the cake won't rise, no matter what you do, and every now and again the cake tastes better than you ever could have dreamed it would.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

It is not strange... to mistake change for progress.

It is not strange... to mistake change for progress.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Aw, you’re nothing but heart, Mako. Nice valentine in your skull, by the wa

Aw, you’re nothing but heart, Mako. Nice valentine in your skull, by the way. Is that temporary or did the Tanaka-kai change their daimon to attract the Powerpuff Girls crowd?
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Being in a wheelchair has made everyday things difficult. Things you wouldn

Being in a wheelchair has made everyday things difficult. Things you wouldn't imagine. Like the looks I get at high school basketball games when they tell everyone to stand for the National Anthem.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

You have a great heart, but will only find it to be so through great pain.

You have a great heart, but will only find it to be so through great pain. This is the wisdom of love, and its doubtful gift. . . . I have endured much suffering and still remain unbitter and unclosed.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

And here lies the essential difference between Stoicism and the modern-day

And here lies the essential difference between Stoicism and the modern-day 'cult of optimism.' For the Stoics, the ideal state of mind was tranquility, not the excitable cheer that positive thinkers usually seem to mean when they use the word, 'happiness.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The history of all times and of today especially teaches that... women wi

The history of all times and of today especially teaches that... women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I stopped short and sighed as Derek stepped up behind me, arms sliding arou

I stopped short and sighed as Derek stepped up behind me, arms sliding around my waist. I leaned back against him and rel
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Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work

Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Even a small star shines in the darkness.

Even a small star shines in the darkness.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago