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If we are to better the future we must disturb the present.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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I sneaked out to his house a couple times in the middle of the night to wat

I sneaked out to his house a couple times in the middle of the night to watch over him while he slept, just in case, I don't know, his comic book collection decided to spontaneously combust. This was dumb and admittedly creepy in an Edward Cullen kind of
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Society has provided [children] no rituals by which they become members of

Society has provided [children] no rituals by which they become members of the tribe, of the community. All children need to be twice born, to learn to function rationally in the present world, leaving childhood behind.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Life is a fairytale of courage, fear, failure, persistence and triumph.

Life is a fairytale of courage, fear, failure, persistence and triumph.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

God connects us with those who inspire us and connect us to those whom we c

God connects us with those who inspire us and connect us to those whom we can inspire to greatness
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I’m willing to walk in darkness if it keeps humans in the light.

I’m willing to walk in darkness if it keeps humans in the light.
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…Oh dear, I sometimes think…whatever would I do if anything happened…But th

…Oh dear, I sometimes think…whatever would I do if anything happened…But thinking's no good, is it, madam? Thinking won't help. When I find myself doing that, I say to myself, "come along, Ellen! Stop it this moment, my girl! Stop that silly thinking…!
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Perhaps what's needed now is a bolder form of censure after all, because th

Perhaps what's needed now is a bolder form of censure after all, because the Internet is not a universal human right. If people cannot be trusted to treat one another with respect, dignity and consideration, perhaps they deserve to have their online freed
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I was at a dinner party many years ago,sitting along from Tom Stoppard, who

I was at a dinner party many years ago,sitting along from Tom Stoppard, who in those days smoked not just between courses,but between mouthfuls. An American woman watched in disbelief."And you so intelligent!""Excuse me?" said tom"Knowing those things are
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Life is joyful; life is wonderful.Life is love's shrine.When you're my moon

Life is joyful; life is wonderful.Life is love's shrine.When you're my moon, I am your star. Oh my eternal valentine.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Your moral foundation and character currently depend on what you hear.

Your moral foundation and character currently depend on what you hear.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

There's this constant guilt that comes with parenting. You always feel like

There's this constant guilt that comes with parenting. You always feel like you're never enough. If you're confident in your parenting, you probably suck at it.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

When people's faith in the collective intelligence increases, falls to the

When people's faith in the collective intelligence increases, falls to the same extent their own individual sense of responsibility.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago