July 21st, 2009

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On the Unexamined Life -- Edwin McDowell



Whoever said the unexamined life is not worth living apparently never intended to go into book publishing, where there is almost no research and where much of the conventional wisdom is a pastiche of folklore, myth and wishful thinking.
    -- Edwin McDowell, "Publishing: And They All Said It Wouldn't Sell", New York Times, February 6, 1989
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On Beauty -- Nancy Etcoff



Beauty is equal parts flesh and imagination: we imbue it with our dreams, saturate it with our longings.
    -- Nancy Etcoff, Survival of the Prettiest


LOL I just noticed a DETECT button after location. Since I use an SI style, LJ really has NO IDEA where in the world I am...
United States, Missouri, Gentry

Well, one out of three ain't bad, as the saying goes.
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    Fast Freight - The Kingston Trio
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