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On the trip, specially designated gates were opened on certain streets, so as to allow us the chance to inspect immaculate precincts of a “peach blossom spring,” or Chinese Eden. These were picture-perfect quarters undreamed of by ordinary ...more
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“Sarnecka summarizes the findings this way: People don’t think that leaving children alone is dangerous and therefore immoral. They think it is immoral and therefore dangerous.”
Kim Brooks, Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear

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“Humans don't mind hardship, in fact they thrive on it; what they mind is not feeling necessary. Modern society has perfected the art of making people not feel necessary.”
Sebastian Junger, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

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