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Rituals, anthropologists will tell us, are about transformation. The rituals we use for marriage, baptism or inaugurating a president are as elaborate as they are because we associate the ritual with a major life passage, the crossing of a critical threshold, or in other words, with transformation.

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Just like love becomes consummated upon the attainment of orgasm, all the f

Just like love becomes consummated upon the attainment of orgasm, all the faith and divinity in the world reach their ultimate existential potential upon the attainment of Absolute Unitary Qualia or simply Absolute Godliness.
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I thought I told you I don’t play by the rules,” I argue.“Ye’re mistaken,”

I thought I told you I don’t play by the rules,” I argue.“Ye’re mistaken,” he says. “Ye just walked into my world unbidden. So you will play by the rules, butterfly. You’ll be playing by all my rules.
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From the intellectual point of view an abyss may exist between a great math

From the intellectual point of view an abyss may exist between a great mathematician and his boot maker, but from the point of view of character the difference is most often slight or non-existent
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If you’re the girl that needs a boyfriend, and once she loses that boyfrien

If you’re the girl that needs a boyfriend, and once she loses that boyfriend needs to replace it with a different boyfriend, it’s just this constant stream of boyfriends all the time. I don’t feel like I ever want to be that girl. I want to be the girl th
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My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what's imp

My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what's important to me.
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Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the

Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
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Yes, she loved her ship more than she had loved him. But what she loved eve

Yes, she loved her ship more than she had loved him. But what she loved even more was what it gave her: freedom, and the key to the marvels of space. It gave her the stars, and she doubted she could ever love anything or anyone more than she loved the sta
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Witches don’t look like anything. Witches are. Witches do.

Witches don’t look like anything. Witches are. Witches do.
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The ignoramus crow of "love it or leave it" omits other viable options, suc

The ignoramus crow of "love it or leave it" omits other viable options, such as staying and changing it.
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There's no point in defending camp if you guys die. All our friends are her

There's no point in defending camp if you guys die. All our friends are here.
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Keep the change," he smiled. Was there ever a more empowering phrase than "

Keep the change," he smiled. Was there ever a more empowering phrase than "Keep the change"?
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The sounds she heard bouncing off the walls around her were those of defeat

The sounds she heard bouncing off the walls around her were those of defeat.
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