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"This is the first book I have actually tried to read in a very long time. Sometime ago I switched to reading e-books on my phone because the lines were shorter and I could manage the reading more easily. In my 60s I had had trouble tracking lines from page to page. And then I discovered audible books and the time of printed books quickly ended. But this book is evidently only available in print." Feb 20, 2022 09:59PM

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In her youth, Atossa preferred eunuchs to men. Most ladies do. After all, if a eunuch is sexually mature at the time of his castration, he is still capable of a normal erection. Handsome eunuchs are much fought over by the ladies of the ...more
“Warmaking doesn't stop warmaking. If it did, our problems would have stopped millennia ago.”
Colman Mccarthy

“Every government is run by liars. Nothing they say should be believed.”
I.F. Stone

Jean-Paul Sartre
“Naturally, in the course of my life I have made lots of mistakes, large and small, for one reason or another, but at the heart of it all, every time I made a mistake it was because I was not radical enough.”
Jean-Paul Sartre

David Foster Wallace
“Mario, what do you get when you cross an insomniac, an unwilling agnostic and a dyslexic?"

"I give."

"You get someone who stays up all night torturing himself mentally over the question of whether or not there's a dog.”
David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

Leo Tolstoy
“The way to do away with war is for those who do not want war, who regard participation in it a sin, to refrain from fighting.”

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