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  • Courtesy, honesty, nonvio-lence seemed too ingrained to lose.

    do you ever read writing?

  • If peo ple start using mod i fied genes to pro cre ate, then peo ple will begin to be coerced into using mod i fied gametes by mar ket pres sures and moral nudges and the prin ci ple of pro cre­ative benev o lence, which causes peo ple to choose any advan tage or ben e fit they can afford for theirchild...

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Libertarianism and Culture

  • What kind of people find it fun to drop a Vio-lence cassette into the tape deck?

    Violence In Our Culture

  • Opening with a long shriek from Cobain, the album careers between blasts of feedback, abbreviated metal riffs, constant cymbal crashes, guttural bass lines and eerie breaks of si - lence that were always Nir - vana's most ominous moments.

    Germ Warfare

  • Standard operating procedure, beloved of bureaucracies, is the enemy of originality, of innovation, of excel-lence.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Vainly violence, viru — lence and vituperation sought wellnigh utterly to attax and a — bridge, to derail and depontify, to enrate and inroad, to ongoad and unhume the great shipping mogul and underlinen overlord.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Lord W. began it with a complaint of the inso-lence and profligateness of servants.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • These were the reproaches that my heart in si-lence often cast upon him.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • I lence I could not bear to reveal the matter to my sister, who, in her choice, had so much advantage over me.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • I took this as a happy indication that the last vio-lence was not offered: if it had, she would not have mentioned forgiving the author of her distress.

    Sir Charles Grandison

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