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Asteroids have us in our sight. The dinosaurs didn't have a space program, so they're not here to talk about this problem. We are, and we have the power to do something about it. I don't want to be the embarrassment of the galaxy, to have had the power to deflect an asteroid, and then not, and end up going extinct.

Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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I came out to my parents when I was a junior in college. And it was pretty

I came out to my parents when I was a junior in college. And it was pretty fine. They were more concerned with why I wasn't dating anyone. But now I'm 36, and I still don't date anyone.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

She drew gallantry from men as the sun drew water. Her pertness enchanted t

She drew gallantry from men as the sun drew water. Her pertness enchanted them. Young men went away from her with a feeling of bravado. Old men were enslaved by her silver curls. Something about her was forever female and made all men virile.
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Everyone wants to know how you can tell when it's true love, and the answer

Everyone wants to know how you can tell when it's true love, and the answer is this: when the pain doesn't fade and the scars don't heal, and it's too damned late. Jonathan Tropper, from The Book of Joe
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Papa had always told Justine that guns had a remarkable capacity to focus t

Papa had always told Justine that guns had a remarkable capacity to focus the mind. She couldn’t say with any confidence that her actions had cleared the minds of the drunken louts before her, but she’d sharpened their attention. They gaped at her, slack-
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It suddenly occurred to him that for the first time in years, they were abo

It suddenly occurred to him that for the first time in years, they were about to be alone together for more than five minutes. Just the two of them. On a small jet. Tens of thousands of feet in the air. Christ. Maybe he should've packed a parachute, just
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Only those who constantly retool themselves stand a chance of staying emplo

Only those who constantly retool themselves stand a chance of staying employed in the years ahead.
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No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with

No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men. There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a third power stronger than both, that of women.
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If you wish to succeed as a leader, you should be capable of transforming t

If you wish to succeed as a leader, you should be capable of transforming the souls of people, which control their intellect, mind and body. A good leader transforms the souls of the people, which then become like his own soul...Once the nature of the fol
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The guys can't take their eyes off Colleen... one of them... probably sees

The guys can't take their eyes off Colleen... one of them... probably sees her just like I do, she's the gatekeeper to another world.
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A woman in want must wait for the appointed time.

A woman in want must wait for the appointed time.
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Jennings saw this and held the gun up with his fingers splayed placatingly

Jennings saw this and held the gun up with his fingers splayed placatingly as if to show her that he wasn’t planning on using it. Not yet, anyway. “I don’t want to hurt you again, Lily,” he told her. “So just make sure you don’t do anything stupid, and I
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A lot of baby boomers are baby bongers.

A lot of baby boomers are baby bongers.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago