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All personality traits have their good side and their bad side. But for a long time, we've seen introversion only through its negative side and extroversion mostly through its positive side.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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What some politicians really mean when they saythis country: me, my party,

What some politicians really mean when they saythis country: me, my party, my ethnic groupinternational justice is biased: they want to arrest meterrorists: oppositionillegal immigrants: refugeeselections: remaining in powerpeace: eliminating the oppositi
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

For a long time now a hint of aversion had lain on everything he did and ex

For a long time now a hint of aversion had lain on everything he did and experienced, a shadow of impotence and loneliness, an all-encompassing distaste for which he could not find the complementary inclination. He felt at times as though he had been born
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Kindness affects more than severity.

Kindness affects more than severity.
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In the end I began to understand. There is such a thing as absolute power o

In the end I began to understand. There is such a thing as absolute power over narrative. Those who secure this privilege for themselves can arrange stories about others pretty much where, and as, they like. Just as in corrupt, totalitarian regimes, those
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A true love is not shouting and yelling for your beloved, but silently stru

A true love is not shouting and yelling for your beloved, but silently struggling for her honor
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There is always a multitude of reasons both in favor of doing a thing and a

There is always a multitude of reasons both in favor of doing a thing and against doing it. The art of debate lies in presenting them the art of life lies in neglecting ninety-nine hundredths of them.
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A simplified Christmas isn't about circumstances as much as it is about foc

A simplified Christmas isn't about circumstances as much as it is about focus.
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It's okay to be happy with yourself for all that you are and aren't. It's o

It's okay to be happy with yourself for all that you are and aren't. It's okay to accept that life will not always be a "win-win". Its okay to fall and pick yourself back up. It's okay to be different and not be accepted by the crowd. Its okay to be on th
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Despite the metadata attached to each tweet, and despite trails of retweets

Despite the metadata attached to each tweet, and despite trails of retweets and 'favorite' tweets, the Twitter corpus lacks the latticework of hyperlinks that makes Google's algorithms so potent. Twitter's famous hashtags - #sandyhook or #fiscalcliff or #
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Those who think of their house as only a ‘machine to live in’ should judge

Those who think of their house as only a ‘machine to live in’ should judge their point of view by that Neolithic man, who also lived in a house, but a house that embodied a cosmology.
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And here's the surprising truth: As you gaze at yourself in the mirror held

And here's the surprising truth: As you gaze at yourself in the mirror held by another, you will see far more than your flaws. You also will see the beauty that is uniquely you; beauty that others see clearly and you may hardly know exists. That is also p
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Be independent, ad do what you will.

Be independent, ad do what you will.
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