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God Arise

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Now let God arise, and his enemies shall be scattered Read the rest of this entry »

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June 20, 2012 at 3:51 am

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lack of love

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“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche

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June 7, 2012 at 8:15 am

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Good City

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This “good city” is depicted as being governed by philosopher-kings; disinterested persons who rule not for their personal enjoyment but for the good of the city-state (Polis) – Socrates

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April 7, 2012 at 2:52 pm

Quote : 24 11 2011

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If we factored in every possible worst case scenario, nothing would get built. What engineers look for is consensus from the seismologists and we don’t get that.

Masanori Hamada, a Waseda University engineering professor. (Bloomberg)

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November 24, 2011 at 2:42 pm

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My pick word: Ingenue (stock character)

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The ingénue ( /ˈænʒənuː/) is a stock character in literature, film, and a role type in the theatre; generally a girl or a young woman who is endearingly innocent and wholesome. Ingenue may also refer to a new young actress or one typecast in such roles. The term comes from the French adjective ingénu meaning “ingenuous” or innocent, virtuous, and candid. The term may also imply a lack of sophistication and cunning. Read the rest of this entry »

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November 2, 2011 at 10:08 am

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