“Try your enemies!”

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Anne said this last Friday: she was teasing me that none of my friends collected the in-class paperwork for me. My Dutch continues to limp along…
Walking to the tram later that afternoon, I noticed someone had lain flowers at the foot of a statue that I had not paid attention to before. A bouquet on this regular day seemed incongruous, so I took a closer look.

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Systems are composed and maintained by tensions of all kinds. With some skill – and a whole lot of luck – the thrust of these forces can be reconfigured with minimal violence. There may not be so many examples, but there are some.

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