Factober

At the heart of both democracy and capitalism is a simple assumption that, across the board, people make free and relatively rational decisions: that we are, to borrow a medical term, Gillick Competent.

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We're dying of boredom, Corporal, that's the problem.' [Blend] 'If boredom

We're dying of boredom, Corporal, that's the problem.' [Blend] 'If boredom was fatal there wouldn't be a soldier alive on this whole world, Blend.' [Picker]
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Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.

Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
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Like Christ said, love thee one another. I learned to do that, and I learne

Like Christ said, love thee one another. I learned to do that, and I learned to respect and be appreciative and thankful for what I had.
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Complex steels our energy with the help of misgivings, strains, and fear of

Complex steels our energy with the help of misgivings, strains, and fear of consequences for wrong decisions
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If you think you know what your purpose is, but can never seem to gain sati

If you think you know what your purpose is, but can never seem to gain satisfaction from it, then it’s probably not the purpose you’re destined for.
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Whenever we changed schools, we had to make a new set of friends. At the ti

Whenever we changed schools, we had to make a new set of friends. At the time, of course, I hated it. But looking back now, I'm really glad I did, because it forces independence on you.
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When we can lay down our fear and anger and choose responses other than agg

When we can lay down our fear and anger and choose responses other than aggression, we create the conditions for bringing out the best in us humans.
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Nothing is as important as your calling and purpose in life.

Nothing is as important as your calling and purpose in life.
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Science is thus a paradigm for how we ought to gain knowledge—not the parti

Science is thus a paradigm for how we ought to gain knowledge—not the particular methods or institutions of science but its value system, namely to seek to explain the world, to evaluate candidate explanations objectively, and to be cognizant of the tenta
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Why write about the past? Well, there's more of it.

Why write about the past? Well, there's more of it.
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Imagination is God's gift to the dreamers.

Imagination is God's gift to the dreamers.
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To Americans, either/or means both.

To Americans, either/or means both.
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