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Richard Derus Richard Derus said: " I'm still trying to figure out how to enjoy ear-reading. I'm on chapter 3 and getting along with it okay.

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"9 & 10. Well, it doesn't move quickly and the way it's built isn't graceful but there's something appealing that I remember from back when. Something about the pro-labor, positivity around working and knowing and creating things that really resonates. I see why the libertarian goofs like it." Jan 06, 2023 05:59PM

 
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"I've begun a slow and careful reading of The Report. Having just read that Introduction, I need to put the book down and go read Cow Goes Moo and The Fuffy Bundy Wabbix Gets Losted.

I chose The Other Side's take because 1) need to know what they're sa"
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“Early on, I'd got a sample of how Cornelia Tell questioned all motives for politeness. I'd sat down and said, "Would it be too much trouble if I got a scone with my coffee?" Cornelia Tell shot back, "Even if it does cause me trouble, do you still want a scone?" I never put it that way again, believe me. I just said, "I'd like a scone.”
Howard Norman, What Is Left the Daughter

Wallace Stegner
“Even while you paid attention to what you must do today and tomorrow, you heard the receding sound of what you had relinquished.”
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Gore Vidal
“I complain about the United States not being Athens. I certainly say we are a very good Roman republic, and the lies are based upon the most advanced techniques of advertising, which is the only art form my country has ever created—the television commercial—and we sell soap and presidents in the same fashion. Once a country is habituated to liars, it takes generations to bring the truth back.”
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“Before there is science, there are stories to explain the world. They make it happier somehow.”
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