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It is an economic fact that predicting the future is most valuable when everybody thinks you are wrong

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It was impossible not to fall in love with him.

It was impossible not to fall in love with him.
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The person healed has an obligation to then ask why— to meditate on God's w

The person healed has an obligation to then ask why— to meditate on God's will, and the extraordinary lengths to which God has gone to realize His will.
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Valkyrie stood there and waited for her to start making sense."There is a v

Valkyrie stood there and waited for her to start making sense."There is a vegetable-plant hybrid we've been working on, modifying the genes and receptors, mutating the proteins and acids so that they are, in effect, neurotransmitters. Our work on the syna
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Extinction catches Man by surprise because no one can even imagine that suc

Extinction catches Man by surprise because no one can even imagine that such a catastrophe can happen to an intelligent species.
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A conclusion I’ve come to at the Idler is that it starts with retreating fr

A conclusion I’ve come to at the Idler is that it starts with retreating from work but it’s really about making work into something that isn’t drudgery and slavery, and then work and life can become one thing.
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It's a scary world we live in when a person of color endorses a racist for

It's a scary world we live in when a person of color endorses a racist for president.
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The Odyssey is the story of motion both purposeful and purposeless, success

The Odyssey is the story of motion both purposeful and purposeless, successful and futile. What else is the history of law?
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The most important things in our intimate lives can't be discussed with str

The most important things in our intimate lives can't be discussed with strangers, except in books.
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God's forgiveness allows us to be honest with ourselves. We recognize our i

God's forgiveness allows us to be honest with ourselves. We recognize our imperfections, admit our failures, and plead to God for clemency.
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Plato said that we are trapped inside a cave and know the world only throug

Plato said that we are trapped inside a cave and know the world only through the shadows it casts on the wall. The skull is our cave, and mental representations are the shadows.
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A process of reason is a process of constant choice in answer to the questi

A process of reason is a process of constant choice in answer to the question: True or False? - Right or Wrong?
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...when dogma enters the brain, all intellectual activity ceases.

...when dogma enters the brain, all intellectual activity ceases.
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