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· W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM ·

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“Man’s desire for the approval of his fellows is so strong, his dread of their censure so violent, that he himself has brought his enemy (conscience) within his gates; and it keeps watch over him, vigilant always in the interests of its master to crush any half-formed desire to break away from the herd.”  …

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· LEWIS CARROLL ·

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“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”    

The Things People See

· ADRIAN VINO ·

The Things People See

A small number of people  have seen me cry An even smaller group have heard me say I want to die   I live now in a small town that seems behind the times The Los Angeles traffic no longer keeps me up at night   At work last night someone mentioned Manson bit the…

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· MICHAEL SHERMER ·

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“Being deeply knowledgeable on one subject narrows one’s focus and increases confidence, but it also blurs dissenting views until they are no longer visible, thereby transforming data collection into bias confirmation and morphing self-deception into self-assurance.”        

On Kicking The Nag

· ADRIAN VINO ·

On Kicking The Nag

My foot hurts from time to time and especially in the winter time, as I have a long frustrating history with kicking dead horses. No, not literally, of course–I love animals, hence why I’m vegan. What I mean is, in the past, I have invested quite some time in terribly turning minutes into hours discussing…