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The liberty of the individual is a necessary postulate of human progress.

Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

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If it is true that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, isn't it

If it is true that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, isn't it also true a society is only as healthy as its sickest citizen and only as wealthy as its most deprived?
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I fantasize about going back to high school with the knowledge I have now.

I fantasize about going back to high school with the knowledge I have now. I would shine. I would have a good time, I would have a girlfriend. I think that's where a lot of my pain comes from. I think I never had any teenage years to go back to.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

The worker picked up Pakhom’s spade, dug a grave, and buried him - six feet

The worker picked up Pakhom’s spade, dug a grave, and buried him - six feet from head to heel, exactly the amount of land a man needs.
Posted 4 months ago

Future is awesome. All we have to do now is to build it.

Future is awesome. All we have to do now is to build it.
Posted 4 months ago

I like living, breathing better than working...my art is that of living. Ea

I like living, breathing better than working...my art is that of living. Each second, each breath is a work which is inscribed nowhere, which is neither visual nor cerebral, it's a sort of constant euphoria.
Posted 4 months ago

Scientists attach great importance to the human capacity for spoken languag

Scientists attach great importance to the human capacity for spoken language. But we also have a parallel track of nonverbal communication, which may reveal more than our carefully chosen words, and sometimes be at odds with them.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I never want to leave you." I didn't respond- not because I couldn't find

I never want to leave you." I didn't respond- not because I couldn't find the words, but because there weren't any words in the entire world that could have sounded more perfect.
Posted 4 months ago

And in this moment, I realize one reason it's so great to have a best frien

And in this moment, I realize one reason it's so great to have a best friend is sometimes, like right now, Cal and I are thinking the very same thing.
Posted 4 months ago

Don’t deny the dreams. They’re a gift given to make your life full. Accept

Don’t deny the dreams. They’re a gift given to make your life full. Accept them. Reach for them. We are not here just to endure hard times until we die. We are here to live, to serve, to trust, and to create out of our longings.
Posted 4 months ago

I don't think you have ever really inhabited a city until you have walked d

I don't think you have ever really inhabited a city until you have walked down the street and seen every single person, no matter how unlikely or different from yourself, how disheveled or foreign, as a potential ally or recruit.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly

The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

When black fury meets white denial, you have the combustible and fundamenta

When black fury meets white denial, you have the combustible and fundamentally changed race relations we live in today.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago