Factober

If there is a war to be fought, we don’t consider cost one of the factors in deciding whether or not to fight.

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Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty t

Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
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We all have a responsibility to protect endangered species, both for their

We all have a responsibility to protect endangered species, both for their sake and for the sake of our own future generations.
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You see, this would be a death by the imagination. And though the imaginati

You see, this would be a death by the imagination. And though the imagination feeds on phantoms, it needs a premise in reality to begin with. Then it can go on from there under its own power.("Mind Over Murder")
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Fatalism accounts for life as a whole. Whatever happens can be fit within t

Fatalism accounts for life as a whole. Whatever happens can be fit within the large generality of individuation, or my journey, or growth. Fatalism comforts, for it raises no questions. There's no need to examine just how events fit in.
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The strongest competitive force or forces determine the profitability of an

The strongest competitive force or forces determine the profitability of an industry and become the most important to strategy formulation. The most salient force, however, is not always obvious. P. 26
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It is often possible to decide the issue of a battle merely by making an un

It is often possible to decide the issue of a battle merely by making an unexpected shift of one's main weight.
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When civilians are not asked to pay any price, it's easy to be at war - not

When civilians are not asked to pay any price, it's easy to be at war - not just to intervene in a foreign land in the first place, but to keep on fighting there. The justifications for staying at war don't have to be particularly rational or cogently arg
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Women can fake an orgasm, but men can fake an entire relationship.

Women can fake an orgasm, but men can fake an entire relationship.
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Did I miss the part where we were in a relationship?

Did I miss the part where we were in a relationship?
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If you don't learn to travel comfortably alongside your fear, then you'll n

If you don't learn to travel comfortably alongside your fear, then you'll never be able to go anywhere interesting or do anything interesting.
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Random chance is not sufficient to explain random chance. ~Jubal Harshaw

Random chance is not sufficient to explain random chance. ~Jubal Harshaw
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No one could ever truly be free as long as they loved, and life wasn't wort

No one could ever truly be free as long as they loved, and life wasn't worth living without love. So freedom? Overrated.
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