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All too often, the conversation about appropriate and balanced environmental stewardship gets caught up in partisan politics. Yet, this conversation is key to the preservation of our great country for generations to come, as important as ensuring we have fiscally responsible policies to secure our future.

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I don't fear what hides in the darkness. I fear what hides in the light.

I don't fear what hides in the darkness. I fear what hides in the light.
Posted 2 months ago

In a way, being an addict is very proactive. A good addiction takes the gue

In a way, being an addict is very proactive. A good addiction takes the guesswork out of death. There is such a thing as planning your getaway.
Posted 2 months ago

Thinking, not for the first time, that life should come with a trapdoor. Ju

Thinking, not for the first time, that life should come with a trapdoor. Just a little exit hatch you could disappear through when you´d utterly and completely mortified yourself. Or when you had spontaneous zit eruptions.“Good book?” he asked, taking it
Posted 2 months ago

But it is not your own Shire,’ said Gildor. ‘Others dwelt here before hobbi

But it is not your own Shire,’ said Gildor. ‘Others dwelt here before hobbits were; and others will dwell here again when hobbits are no more. The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot for ever fence it out.
Posted 2 months ago

It's a most serious mistake to think that learning is an activity separate

It's a most serious mistake to think that learning is an activity separate from the rest of life, that people do it best when they are not doing anything else and best of all in places where nothing else is done. p.278
Posted 2 months ago

I don't know what's the matter with people: they don't learn by understandi

I don't know what's the matter with people: they don't learn by understanding, they learn by some other way — by rote or something. Their knowledge is so fragile!
Posted 2 months ago

The pure power of a life can manifest as beatitude, or as an unspeakable, s

The pure power of a life can manifest as beatitude, or as an unspeakable, sheer violence...
Posted 2 months ago

A city which belongs to just one man is no true city

A city which belongs to just one man is no true city
Posted 2 months ago

We have no time to waste on insignificant books, hollow books, books that a

We have no time to waste on insignificant books, hollow books, books that are there to please...We want books that cost their authors a great deal, books where you can feel the years of work, the backache, the writer's block, the author's panic at the tho
Posted 2 months ago

Order and disorder', said the speaker, 'they each have their beauty.

Order and disorder', said the speaker, 'they each have their beauty.
Posted 2 months ago

Listen to me, Madison. I can’t have you running away from me. I know you ne

Listen to me, Madison. I can’t have you running away from me. I know you needed some time today to process and work through everything, but don’t push me away. I don’t like it. I want to be the one you run to, not the one you run from.
Posted 2 months ago

People are messy, unpredictable things.

People are messy, unpredictable things.
Posted 2 months ago