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Space for Equality: NASA Joins the <em>It Gets Better</em> Project
Space for Equality: NASA Joins the It Gets Better Project

“It’s becoming the new normal — you’re being defined by your character and not by whom you love.”

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Remoralizing Marriage: Dan Savage in Conversation with Andrew Sullivan at NYPL
Remoralizing Marriage: Dan Savage in Conversation with Andrew Sullivan at NYPL

How marriage equality is fortifying the “equality” part rather than compromising the “marriage” part.

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Intuition Pumps: Daniel Dennett on the Dignity of Being Wrong and Art-Science of Making Fertile Mistakes
Intuition Pumps: Daniel Dennett on the Dignity of Being Wrong and Art-Science of Making Fertile Mistakes

“The chief trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them — especially not from yourself.”

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The Duality of the Adventurer’s Spirit: A 1929 Meditation on Our Core Contradictions
The Duality of the Adventurer’s Spirit: A 1929 Meditation on Our Core Contradictions

“One third of all criminals are nothing but failed adventurers.”

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Be All Your Selves: Joss Whedon’s 2013 Wesleyan Commencement Address on Embracing Our Inner Contradictions
Be All Your Selves: Joss Whedon’s 2013 Wesleyan Commencement Address on Embracing Our Inner Contradictions

“Identity is something that you are constantly earning. It is a process that you must be active in.”

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Be Like Water: The Philosophy and Origin of Bruce Lee’s Famous Metaphor for Resilience
Be Like Water: The Philosophy and Origin of Bruce Lee’s Famous Metaphor for Resilience

“In order to control myself I must first accept myself by going with and not against my nature.”

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