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Must we wait for selection to solve the problems of overpopulation, exhaustion of resources, pollution of the environment and a nuclear holocaust, or can we take explicit steps to make our future more secure? In the latter case, must we not transcend selection?

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We are all going, I thought, and it applies to turtles and turtlenecks, Ala

We are all going, I thought, and it applies to turtles and turtlenecks, Alaska the girl and Alaska the place, because nothing can last, not even the earth itself. The Buddha said that suffering was caused by desire, we'd learned, and that the cessation of
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As we'd slogged away for weeks on the Convention Hall stage in isolation, t

As we'd slogged away for weeks on the Convention Hall stage in isolation, trying to pump life into our much-vaunted songbook, there'd been only one thing missing: you.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degrad

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
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The Germans certainly - the intelligence service believed that there were W

The Germans certainly - the intelligence service believed that there were WMD. It turns out that we were all wrong, probably in my judgment, and that is most disturbing.
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I do not think he (Chester Arthur) knows anything. He can quote a verse fro

I do not think he (Chester Arthur) knows anything. He can quote a verse from poetry or a page from Dickens or Thackeray, but these are only leaves springing from a root out of dry ground. His vital forces are not fed,and very soon he has given out his all
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if you will not always think about the decisions you are taking, you shall

if you will not always think about the decisions you are taking, you shall always think about the decisions you should have taken in regret, in wonder or in joy. Regrets of the past shall always remain an indelible footprint but the lessons from regrets c
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At times,trust is bound to be broken,promises are bound not to be kept,hear

At times,trust is bound to be broken,promises are bound not to be kept,hearts are bound to be hurt,mistakes are bound to be make.You are also bound to meet a person at their worst in order for you to confirm that you want to be part of their lives.
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If you cannot change, why you expect others to change?

If you cannot change, why you expect others to change?
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One secret of life is that the reason life works at all is that not everyon

One secret of life is that the reason life works at all is that not everyone in your tribe is nuts on the same day. Another secret is that laughter is carbonated holiness.
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I'm responsible. I chose to put myself in a situation where I'm responsible

I'm responsible. I chose to put myself in a situation where I'm responsible, wanting to look after her, a small, dependent, vulnerable creature. It's innate and I don't even have to think about it. It's like breathing -- for some people.
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Be compassionate with all people.

Be compassionate with all people.
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To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a

To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of ancestors' by the records of history?
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