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TOTD 11 Sep 2001

If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?

-Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Only through knowledge will we be able... to deliver those with superstitious faith in the omnipotence of violence from their folly.

-Fang Lizhi

Thanks to Howard Bloom for both of today's quotes.

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saint_monkey
Sep. 11th, 2001 02:55 pm (UTC)

Advocating strikes against the Taliban: "We've got to kill some of them, even if they are not immediately involved with this thing." -Lawrence Eagleburger, Former Secretary of State. CNN Interview, 17:57 EST, 09.11.01


John 11:35 Jesus wept.
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