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Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, be

The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual - when it begins to ignore the passions, the emotions - it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The inherent prejudice in unnaturally-produced nationalism causes a form of

The inherent prejudice in unnaturally-produced nationalism causes a form of cultural blindness, which prevents us from seeing the obvious ways we could co-exist in the world as a co-operative human family.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

She was smiling as she imagined herself as one more star in the sea of mill

She was smiling as she imagined herself as one more star in the sea of millions, and her body decided it had had enough, and she felt the exact moment when her power source gave up and the hum of electricity extinguished.But she was already vast and brigh
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People ask if I regret not winning a Stanley Cup, but winning the series ag

People ask if I regret not winning a Stanley Cup, but winning the series against the Soviet Union was the best. It was the greatest experience of my hockey career by far.
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Fame is an epiphany of bubbles that are transient and pugnacious.

Fame is an epiphany of bubbles that are transient and pugnacious.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

When I remove the layers that say I can't, I discover a burning ember that

When I remove the layers that say I can't, I discover a burning ember that says I should, I can, and I will.
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There is nothing for you in this bleak hospital room but a cold and empty n

There is nothing for you in this bleak hospital room but a cold and empty nothingness that has no answers, can give no peace, will provide no comfort to the living.
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Recognize the difference between a dream and a nightmare, and date the man

Recognize the difference between a dream and a nightmare, and date the man from your dreams, not your nightmares.
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What is this thing? trading passions for a tiny bit of acceptance.

What is this thing? trading passions for a tiny bit of acceptance.
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We view art in order to escape our own skins, to get outside of the commoti

We view art in order to escape our own skins, to get outside of the commotion inside our skulls.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Come November, the American people will have the chance to re-declare their

Come November, the American people will have the chance to re-declare their independence. Americans will have a chance to vote for trade, immigration and foreign policies that put our citizens first. They will have the chance to reject today's rule by the
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I'm not going to lie: there are no good options here.

I'm not going to lie: there are no good options here.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago