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Book cover for Stealing America's Future: How For-Profit Colleges Scam Taxpayers and Ruin Students' Lives
For-profit colleges today have 13 percent of all college students -- but 47 percent of student loan defaults. These schools are driving a national student debt crisis that has reached $1.2 trillion in loans and seven million people in ...more
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Eliezer Yudkowsky
“Many have stood their ground and faced the darkness when it comes for them. Fewer come for the darkness and force it to face them.”
Eliezer Yudkowsky, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality

R. Scott Bakker
“The thoughts of all men arise from the darkness. If you are the movement of your soul, and the cause of that movement precedes you, then how could you ever call your thoughts your own? How could you be anything other than a slave to the darkness that comes before?”
R. Scott Bakker, The Darkness That Comes Before

Lemony Snicket
“A man of my acquaintance once wrote a poem called "The Road Less Traveled", describing a journey he took through the woods along a path most travelers never used. The poet found that the road less traveled was peaceful but quite lonely, and he was probably a bit nervous as he went along, because if anything happened on the road less traveled, the other travelers would be on the road more frequently traveled and so couldn't hear him as he cried for help. Sure enough, that poet is dead.”
Lemony Snicket, The Slippery Slope

Eliezer Yudkowsky
“In what weird alternative universe would that girl NOT be Sorted into Ravenclaw? If Hermione Granger didn't go to Ravenclaw then there was no good reason for Ravenclaw House to exist.”
Eliezer Yudkowsky, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality

Leigh Bardugo
“Greed is your god, Kaz."
He almost laughed at that. "No, Inej. Greed bows to me. It is my servant and my lever.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

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