The anti-court court "The Supreme Court’s five conservatives relied on a wholly unprecedented theory… which they announced would apply this one time only, to block the Florida recount, and President Bush took office."
The bourgeois Eric Hobsbawm "In what ways did Hobsbawm’s politics really shape the voluminous writings that made him one of the most famous historians of the past century?"
Life doesn't make trash "A genome is not a blueprint for building a human being, so is there any way to judge whether DNA is junk or not?"
Difficult girl "I am eight, and I am afraid of everything. The list of things that keep me up at night includes but is not limited to: appendicitis, typhoid, leprosy, unclean meat, foods I haven’t seen emerge from their packaging…" (Possible paywall)
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