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China leads the world in energy consumption, carbon emissions, and the release of major air and water pollutants, and the environmental impact is felt both regionally and globally.

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I'm a teacher. My mother was a teacher. I spent 40 years as a teacher.

I'm a teacher. My mother was a teacher. I spent 40 years as a teacher.
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I was worse off than even Alison was; she hated life, I hated mysef. I had

I was worse off than even Alison was; she hated life, I hated mysef. I had created nothing, I belonged to nothingness, to the néant, and it seemed to me that my own death was the only thing left that I could create.
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Ptah held up his mug. “Do you realize, we’ve fought together, starved toget

Ptah held up his mug. “Do you realize, we’ve fought together, starved together, bled together, endured slavery, and looked into the jaws of death...”“But we never drank together!” Marcus finished, clanking his mug to Ptah’s.“Exactly! The drink flows freel
Posted 5 months ago

We can all receive the gifts of our unique ancestry and harness them to for

We can all receive the gifts of our unique ancestry and harness them to forge a path of joy and healing.
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Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do do it with thy might.

Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do do it with thy might.
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My father was a tomato farmer. There is the phrase that says he or she work

My father was a tomato farmer. There is the phrase that says he or she worked their fingers to the bone, well, that's my dad. And he was a very good man.
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Teaching is not a lost art but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Teaching is not a lost art but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
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Bodies lay strewn all around. Turkish and Wallachian warriors caught in the

Bodies lay strewn all around. Turkish and Wallachian warriors caught in the intimate indiscriminate embrace of death.
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Five truly effective prescriptions to remedy a bad day. (You can't overdose

Five truly effective prescriptions to remedy a bad day. (You can't overdose.)—Pray; discuss your troubles with God.—List your blessings. (The blue sky, soft cookies, warm socks, etc.)—Call your mom.—Visit an animal shelter and hug a lonely cat.—Visit a nu
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You like to think that people, in general, and I mean on the scale of gener

You like to think that people, in general, and I mean on the scale of generations, are learning from their mistakes, getting better. But with what all I seen, I don't know if I could believe that.
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Smartass Disciple: Master, we should not spend our time to low life like th

Smartass Disciple: Master, we should not spend our time to low life like them.Master of Stupidity: If I don’t, then how should I lead men like you to be wiser?
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For the future, I shall rely only upon those elements of my character which

For the future, I shall rely only upon those elements of my character which I have tested. Who would ever have said that I should find pleasure in shedding tears? That I should love the man who proves to me that I am nothing more than a fool?
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago