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Chris Honoré

Chris Honoré: I watched in disbelief

Chris Honoré: “How to possibly comprehend that after four years of observing the Trump administration, which I considered a train wreck, 74 million Americans still voted for him?”

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Inner Peace

Inner Peace: Retirement as a road to inner peace

Victoria Leo: ‘If you think that you are the career, and you feel the power over your life choices that getting those monthly earnings gives you in a market economy, the future generates fear, and fear is not conducive to inner peace.’

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Relocations

Relocations: The heartbreaking futility of still another Blitz

Herbert Rothschild: “It’s hard to dismiss spite as a motive for aerial assaults on civilian targets unassociated with ground offenses against them. That’s especially true because retrospective studies of such assaults during World War II revealed that they do little to impede fighting capacity and, if anything, strengthen the popular will to carry on.”

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Relocations

Relocations: Misconstruing the real and present danger

Herbert Rothschild: “Given that the threat climate change poses to both the U.S. and China is so obvious, so large and so imminent, any sane person would find it astonishing that they are expending a vast portion of their resources preparing for a military showdown.”

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Relocations

Relocations: The human face of crime and punishment

Herbert Rothschild: “I don’t think I have anything to say to him, and I wouldn’t be doing it for myself,” my friend wrote of his brother’s killer. “I would be doing it for him: to give him an opportunity to ask for my forgiveness for his having killed my brother. I think it is the only thing of real value that I have to offer him.”

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