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  1. The Bible, Me Too, and Lust

    [Jesus said:] You have heard that it was said, “You shall not commit adultery.” But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and …

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  2. Angels

    The intern was nervous as she approached her boss, manila folder in hand. “Congresswoman Fischer,” she said, “I’m not sure I was actually supposed to see this document — I think it might be classified — but you did say you wanted me to look for examples of wasteful spending that …

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  3. Thievery

    There is an American folk belief – or perhaps it would be better to say, a folk legend of a folk belief, because we always ascribe it to other people, quainter people, who just would be silly and/or wise enough to have such beliefs, like maybe the Amish or the …

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  4. Are you sure?

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the local clergy, and the town council had been planning this concept for over a year. Finally they did it: Right in the town square, they installed a giant loudspeaker. From thenceforth, every two minutes, a booming voice would spread all over town, announcing “Are you …

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  5. Adulting in India

    The Way of NYC

    When I first moved to New York City, someone older and wiser than I gave me the following “rules” of New York City:

    • Nothing is cheap.
    • Nothing is easy.
    • There are no exceptions to the first two rules.

    I found this to be extremely true in …

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