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The deterministic universe

July 3rd, 2012 · 2 Comments

“Everything is the way it is because everything was the way it was.  Sometimes I feel ensnared in this, as if no matter what I do, what will come has already been fixed.” — Joanthan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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Have you heard the one about…?

July 2nd, 2012 · 3 Comments

“Humorous is the only truthful way to tell a sad story.” – Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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One size fits all

June 21st, 2011 · No Comments

“Our lives, the big and magnificent lives we can just barely make out beneath the mere facts of our lifestyles, are always trying to occur.  But save for a few rare occasions–falling in love, the birth of a child, the death of a parent, a revelatory moment in nature–they don’t occur; the big magnificence is […]

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Where we are and what we do

June 20th, 2011 · No Comments

“We live on the surface of our planet.  Human life happens on a shell as thin, relative to the size of the earth, as an egg’s, or as thin as the paint on a wall.  We have lifestyles on the surfaces of our lives: habits and culture, clothes, modes of transit, calendars, papers in wallets, […]

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