layered presentation with respect to a given element (e.g., “First show me only I-30, and then let me incrementally add back the other roads in a most-closely-related order.” – The idea is that this will give me enough information about the lanes that I won’t be forced off onto an exit I don’t want because of heavy traffic, not positioning myself in the correct lane soon enough.)
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Whatever happened to the idea of free trade?
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A: Trouble often comes disguised as fun.
B: Trouble often comes disguised as freedom.
C: Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.
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Christ: the porch light of the moths
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rattlesnake: carol sand-burg
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“Let Hercules himself do what he may / The cat will mew and dog will have its day.”
— Shakespeare, Hamlet
Also, the anecdote about Oscar Wilde’s comma is another demonstration that perfect order is not possible.
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The question of true authorship is usually taken for granted, or brushed off.
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Baseball is all about successfully operating out of your cytoplasm (as opposed to out of your nucleus, or not at all). Football, on the other hand, is about a proper balance between reality (running plays) and fantasy (passing plays) and is therefore a metaphor for life. Basketball is all about the mls trumping the gls.
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Keeping an even keel requires an array of barometers. Anything serving as a barometer must be something outside yourself, if it is to be accurate and useful. When it comes to languages, Esperanto makes a great barometer, that is, a standard language to compare other languages to.
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Here’s their website. (They’re in East Dallas.)
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