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Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
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King Rat by China Miéville
" Come and join us in the Miévillans group for a group discussion of this fabulous first novel by China Miéville. [In honor of His Chinaness, the pun on fabulous is entirely intended.]

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Mark Twain
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
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“The unexamined life is not worth living.”

“Rage — whether in reaction to social injustice, or to our leaders’ insanity, or to those who threaten or harm us — is a powerful energy that, with diligent practice, can be transformed into fierce compassion.”
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William Shakespeare
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
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Commentary on (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: An attempt to argue towards an alternative interpretation to a work that is often interpreted as a Gothic ghost tale.
NOTES: ETHICS (Nonfiction)
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Description: General notes on three areas of the practical applications of ethic: bioethics, environmental ethics, and business ethics.
NOTES: Infinite Jest (Literature & Fiction)
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