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I imagine that one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, that they will be forced to deal with pain.
    —    James Baldwin
From:  “Notes of a Native Son
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The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
    ―    Friedrich Nietzsche
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On This Day In:
2015 History, n.
2014 See It Sometime
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Hating people because of their color is wrong.  And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating.  It’s just plain wrong.
   ―    Muhammad Ali
[Hating people because of their religion is wrong.  And it doesn’t matter which religion does the hating.  It’s just plain wrong.  (What would Jesus say?)   —   KMAB]
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2014 Finding Beliefs
2013 Pretty Confident
2012 Effective Ranges
2011 Three Wisdoms
2010 I’m Just Askin’…
Space & Time

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The opposite of faith is not doubt:  It is certainty.  It is madness.  You can tell you have created God in your own image when it turns out that he or she hates all the same people you do.
     —     Anne Lamott
[Found at one of the blogs I follow:  http://pastlifetourist.com/
The specific link is:   http://pastlifetourist.com/2015/04/11/the-opposite-of-faith/
    —    KMAB]
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2011 You Still Have To Pay For It

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Too often fear has been used to keep us apart.  It’s the fear of the unknown.  That’s what segregation created and built up over time.  We spent so much time hating each other that we never stopped to realize that most black people and white people just want the same things in life.
Now that we’re no longer legally separated by race, we’re separated by money.  So we still don’t live together;  we still don’t get to see the best qualities we each have to offer.
    —    Charles Barkley
From his book:  “Who’s Afraid Of A Large Black Man?
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