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and it holds the memory in tow.
Far-fetched and bewildering
as the breath is taken in and out
while the steps are slow
and the eyes watch watch
that single bird on the sycamore tree.
When will the twittering start?
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Philosopher William MacAskill contends that humanity’s long-term survival matters more than preventing short-term suffering and death. His arguments are shaky.
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Draconian individual punishment distracts from systemic change and reinforces the cruelest and most racist system of incarceration on the planet.