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You are more than entitled not to know what the word 'performative' means. It is a new word and an ugly word, and perhaps it does ...
How often must I repeat, that I know or am conscious of my own being; and that I myself am not my ideas, but somewhat else, a thin ...
Science, after all, is only an expression for our ignorance of our own ignorance.
The royal refugee our breed restores
With foreign courtiers and with foreign whores,
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Treat the cow kindly, boys; remember she's a lady--and a mother.
The human spirit sublimates
the impulses it thwarts:
a healthy sex life mitigates
the lust for other sports.
They're busy making bigger roads,
and better roads and more,
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The road to wisdom?--Well, it's plain
and simple to express:
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[A trip to France] will make you adore your own country, it's soil, it's climate, it's equality, liberty, laws, people and manners ...
Whatever pretended causes we may blame our afflictions upon, it is often nothing but self-interest and vanity that produce them.
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