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All the food we eat - every grain of rice and kernel of corn - has been genetically modified. None of it was here before mankind learned to cultivate crops. The question isn't whether our food has been modified, but how.

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Destiny smells of dust and the libraries of night.

Destiny smells of dust and the libraries of night.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I try to think up material that might apply to the subjects they are studyi

I try to think up material that might apply to the subjects they are studying. How many mitochondria does it take to power a cell? One. Because mitochondria are the powerhouse of the cell. Not ready for prime time, that one.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

They approach me in a half-hesitant sort of way, eye me curiously or compas

They approach me in a half-hesitant sort of way, eye me curiously or compassionately, and then, instead of saying directly, How does it feel to be a problem? they say, I know an excellent colored man in my town; or, I fought at Mechanicsville; or, Do not
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I don’t know449that much about the Bible, other than it waswritten thousand

I don’t know449that much about the Bible, other than it waswritten thousands of years ago, which dilutesits relevance. However, I know its faithfulfollowers tend to cherry-pick verses to suittheir needs, the same way they cherry-pickwords or scenes from o
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while t

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
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People cannot win against their loneliness because loneliness is this world

People cannot win against their loneliness because loneliness is this world’s worst kind of pain.
Posted 2 months ago

The art of writing is not as solitary as one might think. When it finally d

The art of writing is not as solitary as one might think. When it finally dawns on us one day that our task as writers is to share what we know of the human spirit, we suddenly discover that we were never truly alone.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

I got my first camera when I was 21 - my boyfriend gave it to me for my bir

I got my first camera when I was 21 - my boyfriend gave it to me for my birthday - but at that point politics was my life, and I viewed the camera as a tool for expressing my political beliefs rather than as an art medium.
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Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for th

Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time.
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If the Anabaptists teach us anything, it is that those who fear freedom and

If the Anabaptists teach us anything, it is that those who fear freedom and court the governments of this world in the interest of a more moral or "Christian" state are placing their faith in a broken reed. For the Anabaptists, there is only one way, the
Posted 2 months ago

If you think that American Capitalism is the most dangerous Institution in

If you think that American Capitalism is the most dangerous Institution in the World, it just goes to show, that you haven't partied like there is no tomorrow with the fun loving posse of The Islamic Republic of Iran, North Korea, The Taliban, or ISIS. Th
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...most Substance-addicted people are also addicted to thinking, meaning th

...most Substance-addicted people are also addicted to thinking, meaning they have a compulsive and unhealthy relationship with their own thinking.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago