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Eve Ensler on How Trauma Makes Us Leave Our Bodies and Disconnect from Ourselves
Eve Ensler on How Trauma Makes Us Leave Our Bodies and Disconnect from Ourselves

“Many of us have left our bodies — we’re not embodied creatures, we’re not living inside our own muscles and cells and sinews.”

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May 9, 1933: Helen Keller’s Scorching Letter to the Nazis about Book-Burning, Censorship, and the Inextinguishable Freedom of Ideas
May 9, 1933: Helen Keller’s Scorching Letter to the Nazis about Book-Burning, Censorship, and the Inextinguishable Freedom of Ideas

“You can burn my books… but the ideas in them have seeped through a million channels and will continue to quicken other minds.”

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After Stonewall: The First-Ever Pride Parades, In Vintage Photos
After Stonewall: The First-Ever Pride Parades, In Vintage Photos

“There were no openly gay policemen, public school teachers, doctors, or lawyers.”

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Pete Seeger on Combinatorial Creativity, Originality, Equality, and the Art of Dot-Connecting
Pete Seeger on Combinatorial Creativity, Originality, Equality, and the Art of Dot-Connecting

“All of us, we’re links in a chain.”

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Edie Windsor, Patron Saint of Modern Love
Edie Windsor, Patron Saint of Modern Love

“The more we see each other, the more we love what we see.”

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Amanda Palmer on the Art of Asking and the Shared Dignity of Giving and Receiving
Amanda Palmer on the Art of Asking and the Shared Dignity of Giving and Receiving

“When we really see each other, we want to help each other.”

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