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One of the things I like about the computer that I use is that I can write a program on it or I can download a program on to it and run it. That's kind of important to me, and that's also kind of important to the whole future of the internet... obviously a closed platform is a serious brake on innovation.

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The modern teachings of Christianity often preach of a peaceful, merciful,

The modern teachings of Christianity often preach of a peaceful, merciful, and loving God/Creator. Culturally, this concept of a God of peace is well liked and accepted amongst clergymen and the Christian community alike; however, some scriptural evidence
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When I did finally speak, I surprised myself by saying exactly what was on

When I did finally speak, I surprised myself by saying exactly what was on my mind.
“You must hate me.”She stared a long time at me.I did,” she said slowly, “But it’s mostly myself I hate.”Don’t,” I said.And why the hell shouldn’t I hate myself? Everybody
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Owing to thousands of generations of over-justification bred into them to k

Owing to thousands of generations of over-justification bred into them to keep from the maddening awareness of the true composition of the world, people had a tendency to give themselves the freedom to do whatever Shane told them, as long as it did not co
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A body can't run from what they done. They carry it with them inside. It fe

A body can't run from what they done. They carry it with them inside. It fester and spread like poison if it's buried. It gotta be out in the air where it can heal.
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When Lincoln was asked if God was on the Union’s side, Lincoln’s unvarying

When Lincoln was asked if God was on the Union’s side, Lincoln’s unvarying response was that what was really important was whether they were on God’s side.
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History always constitutes the relation between a present and its past. Con

History always constitutes the relation between a present and its past. Consequently fear of the present leads to mystification of the past
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Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production dea

Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.
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What you should actually be trying to figure out is how to tell your story.

What you should actually be trying to figure out is how to tell your story. The one that is every bit as unique to you as your fingerprints.This is the truly amazing feat because you are literally the only person capable of doing that. Only you know all t
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Honour looked so much like a child herself, confined to bed, a white nightg

Honour looked so much like a child herself, confined to bed, a white nightgown, like one of those maudlin Victorian dolls. Her cheeks were red, like someone had painted them, but I knew it was from rubbing, wiping away her melancholy.
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When it comes to ourselves, we often have a blind spot. That is, we fail to

When it comes to ourselves, we often have a blind spot. That is, we fail to see ourselves as others see us. We fail to recognize our most obvious traits: our strengths, weaknesses, mannerisms.
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The greatest evil in our country today is...ignorance...We need to be taugh

The greatest evil in our country today is...ignorance...We need to be taught to study rather than to believe.
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I was not popular in school, and I was definitely not a ladies' man. And I

I was not popular in school, and I was definitely not a ladies' man. And I had a very painful adolescence, because it was all very strange to me. It wasn't like I got beat up, but the humiliation and isolation, and the existential 'God, I exist, and nobod
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