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Fiona Apple’s Stirring Handwritten Letter About Her Dying Dog
Fiona Apple’s Stirring Handwritten Letter About Her Dying Dog

“I wish we could also appreciate the time that lies right beside the end of time.”

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Geometrical Psychology: Benjamin Betts’s 19th-Century Mathematical Illustrations of Consciousness
Geometrical Psychology: Benjamin Betts’s 19th-Century Mathematical Illustrations of Consciousness

“Imagination receives the stream of Consciousness, and holds apart and compares the different experiences.”

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Are We Nearing the Maximum Capacity of the Human Brain?
Are We Nearing the Maximum Capacity of the Human Brain?

How “the cleverest organ in the known universe could suddenly become one of the dumbest.”

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The Daily Routines of Great Writers
The Daily Routines of Great Writers

“A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.”

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Eleanor Roosevelt on Happiness, Conformity, and Integrity
Eleanor Roosevelt on Happiness, Conformity, and Integrity

“When you adopt the standards and the values of someone else … you surrender your own integrity. You become, to the extent of your surrender, less of a human being.”

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Philosopher Judith Butler on Doubting Love
Philosopher Judith Butler on Doubting Love

“Love is not a state, a feeling, a disposition, but an exchange, uneven, fraught with history, with ghosts, with longings that are more or less legible to those who try to see one another with their own faulty vision.”

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