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Are your convictions so fragile that mine cannot stand in opposition to them? Is your God so illusory that the presence of my Devil reveals his insufficiency?

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The idea that the president has the power to craft a new strategy both over

The idea that the president has the power to craft a new strategy both overstates his power and understates the power of reality crafted by those who came before him. We are all trapped in circumstances into which we were born and choices that were made f
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Money has only a different value in the eyes of each.

Money has only a different value in the eyes of each.
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Wanting to live, but accepting death to save others: that was courage.

Wanting to live, but accepting death to save others: that was courage.
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Evil exemplifies the contemptuous transgression and annihilation of virtue.

Evil exemplifies the contemptuous transgression and annihilation of virtue.
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One cannot spend one's entire life running into bathrooms when danger calls

One cannot spend one's entire life running into bathrooms when danger calls!
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It can be very seductive to tell our story to others who will listen becaus

It can be very seductive to tell our story to others who will listen because, lets face it, who doesn't love to 'commiserate' (in this context, meaning to share their misery) with other likeminded people. It justifies our attachment to the drama. The inte
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If we indulge in inordinate affection, anger, anxiety, God holds us respons

If we indulge in inordinate affection, anger, anxiety, God holds us responsible; but He also insists that we have to be passionately filled with the right emotions.
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People should always find support and understanding in you. Then they will

People should always find support and understanding in you. Then they will support you 100%.
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I am a huge believer in revelations and fun twists.

I am a huge believer in revelations and fun twists.
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I'm fond of science fiction. But not all science fiction. I like science fi

I'm fond of science fiction. But not all science fiction. I like science fiction where there's a scientific lesson, for example - when the science fiction book changes one thing but leaves the rest of science intact and explores the consequences of that.
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You will be able to say you have done your best at selling when you satisfy

You will be able to say you have done your best at selling when you satisfy your customers' needs on a steady and consistent basis. As a professional salesperson, you can't satisfy those needs unless you know what they are and appreciate the person who ha
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It's sort of a feeling of power onstage. It's really the ability to make pe

It's sort of a feeling of power onstage. It's really the ability to make people smile, or just to turn them one way or another for that duration of time, and for it to have some effect later on. I don't really think it's power... it's the goodness.
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