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Our history, especially that of the great religions, Christianity in partic

Our history, especially that of the great religions, Christianity in particular, has given us a "hidden prejudice" in favor of the "beyond" at the expense of the "here and now" and this must be changed.(quoted from The Age of Atheists" by Peter Watson, p
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Let thy power be a prayer.

Let thy power be a prayer.
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[P]olitics is always a Kampfplatz.

[P]olitics is always a Kampfplatz.
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When you smile, you fill the world with joy.

When you smile, you fill the world with joy.
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In the most general terms, the Enlightenment goes back to Plato's belief th

In the most general terms, the Enlightenment goes back to Plato's belief that truth and beauty and goodness are connected; that truth and beauty, disseminated widely, will sooner or later lead to goodness. (While we're making at effort at truth and goodne
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Always remember, your focus determines your reality.

Always remember, your focus determines your reality.
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Though you are three times more beautiful than angels,Though you are the si

Though you are three times more beautiful than angels,Though you are the sister of the river willows,I will kill you with my singing,Without spilling your blood on the ground.Not touching you with my hand,Not giving you one glance, I will stop loving you,
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A little holiday spirit lives forever in everyone. Test your own holiday sp

A little holiday spirit lives forever in everyone. Test your own holiday spirit. Give away all of it you can. You'll see, it comes right back to you.
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Kanan thumped his chest. “I’m a man with a mission.”“You’re an oaf with a d

Kanan thumped his chest. “I’m a man with a mission.”“You’re an oaf with a delusion.
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once your get your hopes up, your mind starts acting on its own. And when y

once your get your hopes up, your mind starts acting on its own. And when your hopes are dashed you get dissapointed, and dissapointment leads to a feeling of helplessness. You get careless and let your guard down. And right now, she though, that si the l
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Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
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Most of what I say is complete truth. My edit button is broken.

Most of what I say is complete truth. My edit button is broken.
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