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We are built to make mistakes, coded for error.

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Human language... prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.

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We leave traces of ourselves wherever we go, on whatever we touch.

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The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.

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If you want to use a cliche you must take full responsibility for it yourself and not try to fob it off on anon., or on society.

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Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind.

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It hurts the spirit, somehow, to read the word environments, when the plural means that there are so many alternatives there to be sorted through, as in a market, and voted on.

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Statistically the probability of any one of us being here is so small that you would think the mere possibility of existence would keep us all in a contented dazzlement of surprise.

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The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives, but still hidden from the public, is that most things get better by themselves; most things, in fact, are better in the morning.

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It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks; we still share genes around, and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those of whales is in fact a family resemblance.

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