Pg 22 Whenever i looked at pictures of writers in Hollywood, they were always smoking a pipe. So i started pipe smoking when i moved to LA. I figured it helped make you a better writer. I also learned that smoking a pipe is the greatest crutch a writer has…


Pg 17 Theres BC and AC. Before coronavirus and after coronavirus

Pg 69 Curiosity combined with obsession leads to experiments. Experiments lead to inventions and innovations that are unique, which produces more knowledge, and that knowledge might be unique to you. …


Pg 7 Common sense is nice at all times, but you need it most when you think you need it the least, in the so-called “easy sale”

Pg 21 Senior people, I have found, tend to reveal more the farther you get them from their offices or yours. …


Pg 152 The sex of the baby can have some interesting and surprising effects on the parents. For example, having daughters increases a parents likelihood of cutting back on smoking, drinking, and abusing drugs.

Pg 152 Researchers found that unmarried expectant couples are more likely to get married before the…


Pg 9 The Rus people were not just Christians, they were Orthodox Christians. Orthodox Christianity would determine the character of Russian culture until the 18th century and in some ways beyond it

Pg 96 Peter the great was not out to eliminate religion. The consequence of his policies was to…


Pg 17 Biological sex is either male or female. Contrary to what is commonly believed, sex is defined not by chromosomes or our genitals or hormonal profiles, but by gametes, which are mature reproductive cells. There are only 2 types of gametes: small ones called sperm that are produced by…


Pg 22 The specific approach to the 20-rep squats is nearly as simple as the overall program. First, load the bar to what you normally use for ten reps. Now, do twenty reps-no kidding. Second, every single workout, add at least five pounds to the bar

Pg 23 The 2…


Pg 2 Yosemites first people called themselves the Ahwahneechee after the valley they lived in: Ahwahnee, “place like a gaping mouth. Neighboring tribes, however, and later, the first settlers, called the Valley Natives the Yosemites, which has been translated as both “those who kill” and perhaps erroneously “grizzly bear”. …


definition of ideology: “A set of beliefs about the proper order of society and how it can be achieved.”

identical twins reared in separate households (because of adoption) usually turn out to be very similar, whereas unrelated children reared together (because of adoption) rarely turn out similar to each other…


-Allow People to Leave

  • Many cults (and MLM’s and even some legitimate businesses and religions) overtly encourage their members to go out to recruit new members. …

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