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  •  What a beautiful quote! n/t (1+ / 0-)
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    Being attentive to the needs of others might not be the point of life, but it is the work of life. It can be ... almost impossibly difficult. But it is not something we give. It is what we get in exchange for having to die. - Jonathan Safran Foer

    by ramara on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 12:31:57 PM PST

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    •  my vague recall of the bk is that it's mind- (1+ / 0-)
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      blowing.  i'm thinking i may have been reading it at around the same time as Buber'sI and Thou and Tales of the Hasidim for a study group tochnit, so the exact source of the mindblowing is not certain.

      i think it should be very interesting to re-read, if my difficulties reading longform nonfiction these years don't get in the way.

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