Factober

Islam, or any religion, will become totalitarian if it is made into an ideology, because that is the nature of ideologies.

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When a friend leaves you, you move on. When a best friend leaves you, part

When a friend leaves you, you move on. When a best friend leaves you, part of you is gone
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Front grace in the shadows

Front grace in the shadows
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I saw the apartment almost as a sanatorium, a hospice clinic for my own rec

I saw the apartment almost as a sanatorium, a hospice clinic for my own recovery. I painted the walls in the warmest colors I could find and bought myself flowers every week, as if I were visiting myself in the hospital.
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Don’t strive to be superior to others

Don’t strive to be superior to others
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Progress was never meant to be stinted, and even failures weren’t to be des

Progress was never meant to be stinted, and even failures weren’t to be destroyed.
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The best adventures tend to start unexpectedly, and end unexpectedly too.

The best adventures tend to start unexpectedly, and end unexpectedly too.
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Only those who have the great capacity of genuine trust can enter this real

Only those who have the great capacity of genuine trust can enter this realm [the realm of the buddhas]. Those who have no trust are unable to accept it, however much they hear it.
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The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is

The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love.
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By far, the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people concl

By far, the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it.
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Every story needs to be worth telling.

Every story needs to be worth telling.
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Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too f

Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

As I learnt very early in my life in Whitehall the acid test of any politi

As I learnt very early in my life in Whitehall the acid test of any political question is: What is the alternative?
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