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All the big revolutions, whether it's the Industrial Revolution, the Arab Spring, those changes happened by economic and social shifts brought about by the people's voices, and those things weren't voted for. Most of our changes today are brought about through technology, not by voting.

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Why is it so? Why is it that our sad mind feels relaxed when we see others

Why is it so? Why is it that our sad mind feels relaxed when we see others facing more than us and not feel happy when we see those same getting more than us? Why is it so?
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After the Meiji restoration in 1868, Japan adopted an expansionist and colo

After the Meiji restoration in 1868, Japan adopted an expansionist and colonial attitude towards its neighbours. It sought to identify itself with the West and looked down upon the Asian continent as backward and inferior. For most of the next 70 years, J
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God gives us life and takes us away as He sees fit.

God gives us life and takes us away as He sees fit.
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The cool thing about my show and me is that I'm a writer, and I'm a writer

The cool thing about my show and me is that I'm a writer, and I'm a writer first if I don't have music.
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Why are women so ungenerous to other women? Is it because we have been toke

Why are women so ungenerous to other women? Is it because we have been tokens for so long? Or is there a deeper animosity we owe it to ourselves to ex
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Ah, spite, the stuff of fairy tales.

Ah, spite, the stuff of fairy tales.
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Don’t even think about it, Fido.

Don’t even think about it, Fido.
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Over the years, we met every kind of person imaginable. But no one makes wo

Over the years, we met every kind of person imaginable. But no one makes worse first impressions than writers.
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I'm a Buddhist. You might have a Christian obligation to catch pneumonia wh

I'm a Buddhist. You might have a Christian obligation to catch pneumonia while you sit for two and a half hours listening to some twerp in a dress drone on about the virtue of wedded life but, dear as you are to me, I don't.
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A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
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It takes an aeon to shift position, get comfortable, let alonecreate a wave

It takes an aeon to shift position, get comfortable, let alonecreate a wave in this fishbowl full of glue.- from the poem 'Critical Mass
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I wanted to be an English teacher. I wanted to do it for the corduroy jacke

I wanted to be an English teacher. I wanted to do it for the corduroy jackets with patches on the side. When I got to college, as I was walking across campus one day, I ripped off a little flyer for this sketch-comedy group. It ended up being one of the g
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