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It bears repeating Miserable human beings with whom you wouldnt

It bears repeating Miserable human beings with whom you wouldnt


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From 1962: “Whatever white people do not know about Negroes reveals, precisely and inexorably, what they do not know about themselves.”

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We cannot stand having anyone lay a hand on us anymore, we feel our persons to be sacred. Free—that means having recovered all our rights, that means being ...

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I just woke up to a beautiful sunny day in Oregon. Then I got two emails about medical student/physician suicides and this Facebook message.

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Darwin, Francis ed. 1887. The life and letters of Charles Darwin, including an autobiographical chapter. vol. 3. London: John Murray.

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... evil is, first and foremost, a fundamental human possibility. Human powers cannot eradicate evil, for they form the fount from which all evil ...

-When I first read Meditations, I was in the middle of some ridiculous drama with my college roommates. I won't bore you with the details, but at the time, ...

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"Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. Beware of false prophets, which come to you in ...

Would C be better than B? It's quite possible that it would be. After all, Being B, when it has achieved some success, might become complacent—less ...

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