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Posted 5 months ago

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I love my cooking tools because I enjoy cooking - a Vitamix for smoothies a

I love my cooking tools because I enjoy cooking - a Vitamix for smoothies and a rice cooker for steel-cut oats. I travel with a small rice cooker. I soak oats overnight, and when I get up, I just turn the rice cooker on, and it cooks the oats perfectly ev
Posted 5 months ago

After I am dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why

After I am dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I guess what scares me the most now is the thought that I won't be able to

I guess what scares me the most now is the thought that I won't be able to protect you
Posted 5 months ago

Metaphorical tone deafness is when people are unable to discern what is of

Metaphorical tone deafness is when people are unable to discern what is of value in something. I think I'm tone deaf to poetry, for instance. Despite having studied it into a second year of university, most of it just leaves me cold.
Posted 5 months ago

Marriage is a core component of the patriarchal system. According to Gerda

Marriage is a core component of the patriarchal system. According to Gerda Lerner's research on ancient societies, a woman could achieve at least some status, and with that, better treatment and privileges, through preserving her only capital – her virgin
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Money can buy you knowledge, but not the wisdom to use it wisely.

Money can buy you knowledge, but not the wisdom to use it wisely.
Posted 5 months ago

This is all you have. This is not a dry run. This is your life. If you want

This is all you have. This is not a dry run. This is your life. If you want to fritter it away with your fears, then you will fritter it away, but you won't get it back later.
Posted 5 months ago

For the first time in his life, a teacher was pointing out things that Ende

For the first time in his life, a teacher was pointing out things that Ender had not already seen for himself. For the first time, Ender had found a living mind he could admire.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I work more now because at this time of my life I am not disturbed from my

I work more now because at this time of my life I am not disturbed from my aim by outside pressures such as family, passionate relationships, dealing with 'who am I?' - those complications when one is searching for one's self.
Posted 5 months ago

Gideon brought into my life. The acceptance and the love. The safety. Gideo

Gideon brought into my life. The acceptance and the love. The safety. Gideon had given me my freedom back, a life without terror. Giving him vows in return was too simple a repayment for that.
Posted 5 months ago

I know a lot of the work that paved the way for women happened before I was

I know a lot of the work that paved the way for women happened before I was around... I was never that feminist girl demanding equality, but maybe that's because I've never really faced inequality.
Posted 5 months ago

Denial of climate change and degradation of environment for the purpose of

Denial of climate change and degradation of environment for the purpose of economic prosperity is humiliation and slavery of the nature.
Posted 5 months ago