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  • jdavid.net shared from a Personal Document
    http://www.omnilogos.com/2012/04/29/the-collapse-of-the-leisure-society-new-challenges-for-the-sociology-of-leisure/
    Note: a society of leisure
  • jdavid.net shared from Red Mars (Mars Trilogy) by Kim Stanley Robinson
    “The trick to avoiding this unpleasantness, they found, was to accept a certain percentage of students who were used to getting mediocre grades, but had distinguished themselves in some other way—” “Like having the nerve to apply to Harvard with mediocre grades—” “—used to the bottom of the grade curve, and happy just to be at Harvard at all.”
    Note: i wonder if its true; you need B players to teach A players how to get back up and fight
  • jdavid.net shared from Red Mars (Mars Trilogy) by Kim Stanley Robinson
    Phyllis looked nonplussed.
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