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One Last Stop
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Jan 30, 2020 05:49PM

Book cover for Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Revised and Complete Edition
Messy, not dirty. That’s an important distinction. It’s dust, not dirt, chemical-slash-mineral, not organic, not like microbes, more like—      (He walks toward Joe) Can I take your tie off? JOE (Stepping back): No, wait, I’m, um, um, ...more
“But dividing the mind into “biological” and “psychological” is as fallacious as classifying light as a particle or a wave. The natural world makes no promise to align itself with preconceptions that humans find parsimonious or convenient. (167)”
Thomas Lewis, A General Theory of Love

S. Bear Bergman
“And at the risk of answering the same question the same way over and over: it’s not a fucking binary. It would be easier for a lot of people if it were, but it just bloody well ain’t, and nothing any of us does can make it that way. Please take a deep breath. Or,”
S. Bear Bergman, The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You

Alain de Botton
“Few in this world are ever simply nasty; those who hurt us are themselves in pain. The appropriate response is hence never cynicism nor aggression but, at the rare moments one can manage it, always love.”
Alain de Botton, The Course of Love
tags: love, pain

Alain de Botton
“ is a skill, not just an enthusiasm.”
Alain de Botton, The Course of Love

John Green
“I don't care if the New York Times writes an obituary for me. I just want you to write one. ... You say you're not special because the world doesn't know about you, but that's an insult to me. I know about you.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

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