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Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.

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Reading a book is like living a deep and fulfilling life. Watching a movie

Reading a book is like living a deep and fulfilling life. Watching a movie is like being a paralyzed person: watching others live their lives while you observe from the sidelines.
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Moving on will show you a lot about who you are, what you truly want, & wha

Moving on will show you a lot about who you are, what you truly want, & what you have no desire to waste your time on.
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Darwin's theory was received in Russia with profound sympathy. While in Wes

Darwin's theory was received in Russia with profound sympathy. While in Western Europe it met firmly established old traditions which it had first to overcome, in Russia its appearance coincided with the awakening of our society after the Crimean War and
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Be a little less obsessed with how I live my life and a little more obsesse

Be a little less obsessed with how I live my life and a little more obsessed with how you live your own.
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As our larynxes descended, we were able to make sounds with our mouths in n

As our larynxes descended, we were able to make sounds with our mouths in new and far more expressive ways. Verbal language soon overtook physical gesturing as the primary means of communication for all human beings except Italians. (Earth (The Book), p.
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I'm a lad of the '60s. I started a magazine to try and end the Vietnam war,

I'm a lad of the '60s. I started a magazine to try and end the Vietnam war, but it was a number of years before I had the profile, the financial resources and the time to do more.
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Dining partners, regardless of gender, social standing, or the years they'v

Dining partners, regardless of gender, social standing, or the years they've lived, should be chosen for their ability to eat - and drink! - with the right mixture of abandon and restraint. They should enjoy food, and look upon its preparation and its deg
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The thunder of horses’ hooves grows ever louder, but, still, I do not move.

The thunder of horses’ hooves grows ever louder, but, still, I do not move. The thunder of those hooves, the thudding of my heart, and the gasping in my lungs make such a cacophony, it’s a wonder I hear Edmund at all.
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Bliss and suffering, it seems, always go hand in hand.

Bliss and suffering, it seems, always go hand in hand.
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So I think democracy, in the long-term, in our countries will survive if it

So I think democracy, in the long-term, in our countries will survive if it comes to be associated with leadership, will not survive if democracy plus media brings to us more and more followship rather than leadership.
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Much of what happens in life is a chance.

Much of what happens in life is a chance.
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It is interesting to wonder whether taxonomists of the future may regret th

It is interesting to wonder whether taxonomists of the future may regret the way our generation messed around with genomes.
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