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Because compassion is not a finite resource

Earlier this weekend, writer, professor, social activist, and feminist Roxane Gay wrote an Op-Ed for the NYT titled “Of Lions and Men: Mourning Samuel DuBose and Cecil the Lion.” I enormously respect her message, and it is an important one … Continue reading

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“Cool girl”

Late to join the bandwagon, but this heavily-discussed passage from Gillian Flynn’s novel Gone Girl is worth reading. “Men always say that as the defining compliment, don’t they? She’s a cool girl. Being the Cool Girl means I am a … Continue reading

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Equality 7-2521

“I stand here on the summit of the mountain. I lift my head and I spread my arms. This, my body and spirit, this is the end of the quest. I wished to know the meaning of things. I am … Continue reading

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You take the moon, I’ll keep the rocket

Flesh and Blood by Michael Cunningham  

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It’s happening right now

“Is this really my life? Like is it happening right now? Every year I just seem to get a little more humbled, and a little more overwhelmed about the things I’m never going to know or understand.” – Before Midnight … Continue reading

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Food for thought

Updated the quotations page (here). I saw this quote and had to add it. The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most, answered, “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to … Continue reading

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