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Ah, good points all

tiny-creatures: Philippine Tarsier by ancel.p on Flickr.

I like those quotes; it confirms that we always knew somerthing great can come out of adversity....

So much changed for the better after I quit religion, including ...

NEVER tell y'self you can't fight city hall. Instead, say you're letting others fight it.

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