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Science fiction isn't just thinking about the world out there. It's also th

Science fiction isn't just thinking about the world out there. It's also thinking about how that world might be - a particularly important exercise for those who are oppressed, because if they're going to change the world we live in, they - and all of us
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I am a butterfly poetbirthed from painflying with the freedomof my verses.

I am a butterfly poetbirthed from painflying with the freedomof my verses.
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I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of

I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
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Metaphors are dangerous. Metaphors are not to be trifled with.

Metaphors are dangerous. Metaphors are not to be trifled with.
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don't even leap to actions and decisions before you've found that sense of

don't even leap to actions and decisions before you've found that sense of natural calm, well-being, or enthusiasm.
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To Alef, the letterthat begins the alphabetsof both Arabic and Hebrew-two S

To Alef, the letterthat begins the alphabetsof both Arabic and Hebrew-two Semitic languages,sisters for centuries.May we find the languagethat takes usto the only home there is - one another's hearts....Alef knowsThat a threadOf a storyStitches togetherA
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You must learn to wait for the fulfillment of your visions.

You must learn to wait for the fulfillment of your visions.
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Every place is a goldmine. You have only to give yourself time, sit in a te

Every place is a goldmine. You have only to give yourself time, sit in a teahouse watching the passers-by, stand in a corner of the market, go for a haircut. You pick up a thread – a word, a meeting, a friend of a friend of someone you have just met – and
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There are some things one remembers even though they may never have happene

There are some things one remembers even though they may never have happened.
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It can be proven that wounded people wound others. Walk circumspectly among

It can be proven that wounded people wound others. Walk circumspectly among wounded people, their injuries are deeply submerged in their brain's amygdala, and without the time-tested practice of emotional intelligence, you might find yourself scarred by a
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I don't have your way with words "Sin said. "So I'm just going to go with a

I don't have your way with words "Sin said. "So I'm just going to go with a quick response. Ha
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And yet it takes only the smallest pleasure or pain to teach us of time's m

And yet it takes only the smallest pleasure or pain to teach us of time's malleability. Some emotions speed it up, others slow it down; occasionally, it seems to go missing - until the eventual point when it really does go missing, never to return.
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