You don’t want to go somewhere where people can’t imagine you, because then they usually do you in.

I think the truth is that what all these beautiful people saw was actually a reflection of themselves in the blank slate that was my own soul. Even if my own soul had some minor part to play in their imaginations, it would be merely that my soul was yet nameless and unformed, and that this somehow allowed their reflection to be even clearer and stronger.

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We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.

This would also mark a moment which begins a chain of events, ultimately leading to our self-awareness, and perhaps even a conclusion of self-actualization. It would mark the moment in which a psychological “veil” was removed, and thus the moment in which we discovered that our previously held understanding of the world was a delusion.

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Maybe an honest world will never exist. But what’s to stop us from dreaming? If each one of us tries to change, maybe then we’ll succeed.

There is something more sacred than life, and it is your dream. You and I, we do not dream to live; we live, to dream. So, do not be afraid of dying, nor of the stories of hell and hellfire told by those others. Be more afraid of that dreamless state, which is much worse than death.

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Particularly in commercialized societies, things received for nothing are often believed to be worthless.

In advocating for abortion, I am not advocating for the “wanton destruction of life,” though it may seem that way on some superficial level. On the contrary, I am advocating that we preserve what makes life good. I am advocating that we focus on trying to make the world beautiful, so that a mother will wish to bring her child into the world. A mother cannot do this all on her own.

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