Factober

It was a romantic dream to be a writer. It seemed like a calling.

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Smiling is one of your most powerful non-verbal behaviors. People do read a

Smiling is one of your most powerful non-verbal behaviors. People do read a book by its cover and these expressions provide glimpses into what they will find inside.
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We do not enjoy a story fully at the first reading.

We do not enjoy a story fully at the first reading.
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If you love her as much as you claim you do, why can’t you let her be happy

If you love her as much as you claim you do, why can’t you let her be happy? She’s made her choice,” Lucas asked.“It’s because I love her that I’m trying to protect her from you. I could give her a better life in the heavens, away from danger,” Clyde fire
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We shouldn't be seeking the respect of an unjust system that will not respe

We shouldn't be seeking the respect of an unjust system that will not respect us on the basis of our humanity alone.
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If you go back in American history, oysters were the food of poor people. N

If you go back in American history, oysters were the food of poor people. New York was filled with oyster saloons in the 1800s.
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Asbjørn had a nose, that was his great talent, I had never met anyone with

Asbjørn had a nose, that was his great talent, I had never met anyone with such sureness of taste as him, but what use was it, part from being the hub student life revolved around? The essence of a nose is judgment, to judge you have to stand outside, and
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What society doesn't realize is that in the past, ordinary people respected

What society doesn't realize is that in the past, ordinary people respected learning. They respected books, and they don't now, or not very much. That whole respect for serious literature and learning has disappeared.
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My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who d

My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who do the work, and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition there.
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The textbook in question in the infamous Scope's Monkey Trial was partially

The textbook in question in the infamous Scope's Monkey Trial was partially written by the Harvard educated white supremacist, Charles B. Davenport.
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Religious beliefs...should never be an excuse to treat people badly.

Religious beliefs...should never be an excuse to treat people badly.
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There's someone in my head, but it's not me."Pink FloydDavid Eagleman

There's someone in my head, but it's not me."Pink FloydDavid Eagleman
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Science fiction isn't just thinking about the world out there. It's also th

Science fiction isn't just thinking about the world out there. It's also thinking about how that world might be - a particularly important exercise for those who are oppressed, because if they're going to change the world we live in, they - and all of us
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