Factober

The pursuit of curiosity about the basic facts of nature has proven, with few exceptions throughout the history of medical science, to be the route by which the successful drugs and devices of modern medicine were discovered.

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And then they lived happily, and we who hear the story are happier still.

And then they lived happily, and we who hear the story are happier still.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

The point of racism is to dehumanize those targeted by the racism. Violence

The point of racism is to dehumanize those targeted by the racism. Violence as a reaction to injustice provides ammunition to racists.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

My father was a legendary copywriter. He wrote 'Timex Takes a Licking and K

My father was a legendary copywriter. He wrote 'Timex Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking.' He named Earth Day 'Earth Day.' It falls on his birthday, April 22. Earth Day, birthday. So the idea came easily.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

He’d gone too far. He didn’t usually talk to women so frankly. Not with the

He’d gone too far. He didn’t usually talk to women so frankly. Not with them both fully clothed anyway.
Posted 4 months ago

It doesn't matter what a person is born but it matters how he grows up to b

It doesn't matter what a person is born but it matters how he grows up to be...
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I don’t want to be in pain anymore. I want to be done, to be left unburdene

I don’t want to be in pain anymore. I want to be done, to be left unburdened and naked, to tear the hurt off my body like layers of clothes. At the end of the trail I stop and bend forward, hands on my knees, to catch my breath. I’m not healed, but for th
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

It wasn't like the World Trade Center, something vile and astonishing withi

It wasn't like the World Trade Center, something vile and astonishing within our own borders, happening to people who'd saved coins of the same currency in their piggybanks when they were children. I knew intellectually that shouldn't make a difference, b
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Meditation is realizing and expanding your inner beauty in every direction.

Meditation is realizing and expanding your inner beauty in every direction.
Posted 4 months ago

Distress at losing an object can be as much a frustration at the intellectu

Distress at losing an object can be as much a frustration at the intellectual mystery of the disappearance as about the loss itself.
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I grew up in a very strong, nuclear family. My father was a sportsman. He r

I grew up in a very strong, nuclear family. My father was a sportsman. He represented South Africa in a couple of sports, so he was a very positive person and someone who encouraged you to be your best and give your best with everything that you do.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

If it ran, a Bean would eat it. If it fell, a Bean would eat it.

If it ran, a Bean would eat it. If it fell, a Bean would eat it.
Posted 4 months ago

On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple fa

On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be found that it is a mere adjustment to the inevitable.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago