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What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left.
– Oscar Levant

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(Kate from Lost) My mom sent me this… If you had the choice of two women to wed, (Though of course the idea is quite absurd) And the first from her heels to her dainty head Was charming in every sense of the word: And yet in the past (I grieve to state), She never…

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MONDAAAAAAY!

+ Any one who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory. Good culture is born of a good disposition; and since the cause is more to be praised than the effect, I will rather praise a good disposition without culture, than good culture without the disposition. – Leonardo da…

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How Not to Be Human

If you memorized all of the things under these three categories and could apply them at will, you would effectively have science for a brain:  Don’t use any logical fallacies when you are arguing.  Rid yourself of cognitive biases.  Don’t be so stupid that you think you are smart. Then again, if you can do…

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to things you should know about the world and culture. Buddhism 101: Four Noble Truths Suffering exists Suffering arises from attachment to desires Suffering ceases when attachment to desire ceases Freedom from suffering is possible by practicing the Eightfold Path Noble Eightfold Path Wisdom (panna) Right View Right Thought Morality (sila) Right Speech Right Action…

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