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  • Karen shared from The Snake, the Crocodile, and the Dog (Amelia Peabody Book 7) by Elizabeth Peters
    Man and woman, he declared, were natural enemies. Marriage was at best an armed truce between individuals whose basic natures were totally opposed. The need of Woman, the homemaker, was for peace and security. The need of Man, the hunter, was for the freedom to prey upon his fellowmen and upon women (the doctor put this more politely, but I caught his meaning). Society aimed to control these natural desires of man; religion forbade them. But the walls of constraint were constantly under attack by the brute nature of Man, and when there was a rent in the fabric, the brute burst forth.
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  • Karen shared from a Personal Document
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  • Karen shared from a Personal Document
    "He who knows only one religion knows none."—Prof. Max Muller.
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  • Karen shared from The Hero of Ages: Book Three of Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
    Why would a god-like force would be so interested in a simple thing like an Allomantic metal? The
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