Factober

Onward, and up, and up again, until the impossible was achieved, all barriers were broken, all pains conquered, all abilities possessed. Until all was lightning and no darkness left.

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We exist to serve the Lord

We exist to serve the Lord
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God created… light anddark, heaven and hell—science claims the same thing a

God created… light anddark, heaven and hell—science claims the same thing as religion, that the Big Bang createdeverything in the universe with an opposite.“Including matter itself, antimatter
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The scarf could go on and on and on and on, and it could be the harlot-red

The scarf could go on and on and on and on, and it could be the harlot-red banner of shame that wrapped him up and kept him warm when the nights grew lonely and cold.
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Written on her tombstone: "I told you I was sick.

Written on her tombstone: "I told you I was sick.
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Each of us has more intelligence than we are trained to use and the part th

Each of us has more intelligence than we are trained to use and the part that we get graded on in school doesn’t amount to much
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I want a marriage of companions—one of shared lives and shared poems,' he m

I want a marriage of companions—one of shared lives and shared poems,' he murmured. 'If we were husband and wife, we would collect books, read, and drink tea together. As I told you before, I'd want you for what's in here.'Again he pointed to my heart, bu
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Apparently I couldn’t even pretend to be normal.

Apparently I couldn’t even pretend to be normal.
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Architecture is about aging well, about precision and authenticity. There i

Architecture is about aging well, about precision and authenticity. There is much more to the success of a building than what you can see. I'm not suggesting that gestural architecture is always superficial, but solid reasoning has its place.
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The arc of American history almost inevitably moves toward freedom. Whether

The arc of American history almost inevitably moves toward freedom. Whether it's Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation, the expansion of women's rights or, now, gay rights, I think there is an almost-inevitable march toward greater civil liberties.
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In times of failure you are alone. But success brings many friends.

In times of failure you are alone. But success brings many friends.
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Saul stared at his Whisky Sour. He hadn’t heard from Zoe in about a week. M

Saul stared at his Whisky Sour. He hadn’t heard from Zoe in about a week. Maybe she had lost interest. All at once, the room was filled with people laughing, talking about how wonderful it was to be a couple. He was mildly amused at how disconcerting bein
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If the problem of the twentieth century was, in W. E. B. Du Bois’s famous w

If the problem of the twentieth century was, in W. E. B. Du Bois’s famous words, “the problem of the color line,” then the problem of the twenty-first century is the problem of colorblindness, the refusal to acknowledge the causes and consequences of endu
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