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The Tyrannical Daemon

I hate clichés. And I hate bandwagons. And, with a few exceptions, I hate people. My misanthropic tendencies arise from a superiority complex that values thoughts over feelings. 997 more words

Personal Reflections

Reflexão antiga, atual; contudo.

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O homem dos quarenta escudos: Compreendo. Mas o Senhor me disse que somos vinte e dois milhões de habitantes, entre homens e mulheres, crianças e velhos? 389 more words

Emissão

In Praise of Lousy Teachers

Although our kids are early in their school career, I noticed an interesting phenomenon before the start of this school year- jockeying for the “best” teacher. 1,031 more words

Big Ideas

“‎Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.”
― Voltaire

Quotes

Quotes on sympathy

(1) What does love look like ?  It has the hands to help others.  It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy.  It has the eyes to see misery and want.  165 more words

Regular

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The bad ones are always unhappy: they serve to test a few fair ones scattered on earth; and there is no evil which does not result a good. 41 more words

Philosophy