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Masculine:  “Brother from Another Mother” Feminine:  “Sister from Another Mister” Neutral:  “Sib from Another Crib.”

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Mona got this in a fortune cookie:

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Look at this soul / Still searching for salvation…

I love the lyrics, which you can read in full HERE.

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Options

One ran, one attacked; neither of them thought to turn on the light.

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Heroism Involves

Via Corvid Knowledge Hoard: “Jesus Christ eat the goddamn mac and cheese.” scowls the hero “I can hear your stomach growling through your armor, you know.” The villain blinks “You-” “Are feeding you, yes. If all I wanted to do was punch people and throw criminals in jail, I would’ve become a vigilante. Heroism involves …

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Control

In the March 25, 2019 issue of The New Yorker, Hua Hsu summarizes the book Cruel Optimism by Lauren Berlant: We like to imagine that our life follows some kind of trajectory, like the plot of a novel, and that by recognizing its arc we might, in turn, become its author. But often what we …

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Tea?

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Oaths

In 1985, Kurt Vonnegut suggested in a speech at MIT that all graduates should make the following oath, based on the Hippocratic Oath: “The regimen I adopt shall be for the benefit of all life on this planet, according to my own ability and judgement, and not for its hurt or for any wrong. I …

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How

“Someone once told me that human beings have three dimensions: how you see yourself, how others see you, and how you want others to see you. The closer the distance between the three dimensions, the more at peace you are and the more stable you become.”  ~Marwa Rakha • “How how how how.”  ~ZZ Top …

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Soulmates

  John Lydon/Johnny Rotten and Nora Forster have been married for forty years now (via): “Now there’s a saucy girl.  It’s love, you know. I’ve always loved that woman. And she knows it. When we met we didn’t expect to get on. We’d both been told the other was a bad ‘un. But blimey. Sparks …

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Overcoming Adversity:

Dr. Abraham Twerski on responding to stress and fear:

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Masters of War

I had never heard of Pearl Jam, never heard of Eddie Vedder, but then I saw him perform this on television– and never forgot it, or him. Full lyrics HERE.

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