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When it comes to the human heart, there is truly nothing new under the sun.

Wisdom helps one recognize the patterns. Acceptance is the result.

E.g.: “Even if it loses them elections, progressives seem prepared to go down fighting for the idea that America needs to educate its young people about its fundamentally White supremacist character.”

Leo Messi winning his 7th Ballon d’Or and Alexia Putellas winning her first has a very Star-Is-Born vibe…

It’s not 100%, but assholery is depressingly widespread in the private equity industry. And much of it is not even in their own financial interest, but rather gratuitous and counterproductive. Dumb.

There a few ills in the world that a flowered waistcoat at a black tie event can’t cure. #justsayin ’

Sure, EU bureaucracy can be excessive and stifling, but the way to address this is not to hand the reins to a bunch of dilettante public school twats who recommend “get on with it” and maintaining a “stiff upper lip.”

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The President is writing his own obituary this morning.

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“Sometimes I’m embarrassed to be associated with this discipline. But the worst part is that most of my colleagues think this situation perfectly okay.” @skdh ⁩ reports on the current state of the discipline of physics.

“In 2001, following the accounting scandals at Enron and other companies, a publication called CFO Magazine quietly abandoned its annual Excellence Awards, because winners from each of the previous three years had gone to prison.”

Twitter is a mirror disguised as a window. What do you see?

Police forces all across America have completely lost whatever respect and authority they may have held over the past few weeks. Every single one of these brutal bullies has acted out in full, conscious view of video cameras. They must be ended.

Want to fix our hyper-partisan politics? Eliminate existing incentives for politicians to pander to extremes. Ranked choice voting is one simple solution.

This is grim perspective, from a two-tour Afghanistan veteran. By @LauraJedeed :

The NY Times story on Trump’s taxes was six days ago.

The older I get, the more particular I become. Aging is a process of letting go of things you decide you just don’t have any interest in.

“For more than a decade now, the developed world has seen the growing wealth and security of older people set against the stagnation and increasing precarity of the younger generation.” By @dsquareddigest 

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