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I do believe in an everyday sort of magic -- the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we're alone.

Posted 4 months ago

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I had an attitude problem when I was a kid. I'm not gonna lie.

I had an attitude problem when I was a kid. I'm not gonna lie.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

That everything in nature has “the appearance” of design is not exactly evi

That everything in nature has “the appearance” of design is not exactly evidence against design. According to Dawkins, though, if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it is almost certainly something else.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Whenever I feel sad, I just take out my phone and listen to her laughter re

Whenever I feel sad, I just take out my phone and listen to her laughter recorded in my online messenger.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I had no need to apologize that the look-wider, search-more affirmative act

I had no need to apologize that the look-wider, search-more affirmative action that Princeton and Yale practiced had opened doors for me. That was its purpose: to create the conditions whereby students from disadvantaged backgrounds could be brought to th
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Nothing that is not a real crime makes a man appear so contemptible and lit

Nothing that is not a real crime makes a man appear so contemptible and little in the eyes of the world as inconsistency.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

This is what I like," said Jesse. "Everything seems better when we have to

This is what I like," said Jesse. "Everything seems better when we have to work to get it.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

There are some who complain most energetically and inconsolably of any, bec

There are some who complain most energetically and inconsolably of any, because they are, as they say, doing their duty. I also have in my mind that seemingly wealthy, but most terribly impoverished class of all, who have accumulated dross, but know not h
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I want to hold you close, skin on skin, and let our heartbeats have a conve

I want to hold you close, skin on skin, and let our heartbeats have a conversation.
Posted 4 months ago

It's creepy, but here we are, the Pilgrims, the crackpots of our time, tryi

It's creepy, but here we are, the Pilgrims, the crackpots of our time, trying to establish our own alternate reality. To build a world out of rocks and chaos.What it's going to be, I don't know.Even after all that rushing around, where we've ended up is t
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We can all have plenty of lives, but there are limits. You never can tell w

We can all have plenty of lives, but there are limits. You never can tell what they are.
Posted 4 months ago

I'm going to tell you something important. Grown-ups don't look like grown-

I'm going to tell you something important. Grown-ups don't look like grown-ups on the inside either. Outside, they're big and thoughtless and they always know what they're doing. Inside, they look just like they always have. Like they did when they were y
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Very soon nations will understand that in reality Water is the most expensi

Very soon nations will understand that in reality Water is the most expensive natural resource for their survivals. Not Middle East oil neither African gold.
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