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“The unexamined life is not worth living.”

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“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
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“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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Description: An attempt to argue towards an alternative interpretation to a work that is often interpreted as a Gothic ghost tale.
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Description: General notes on three areas of the practical applications of ethic: bioethics, environmental ethics, and business ethics.
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