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Forgiveness and perpetual motion

But achieving this world-turning forgiveness is not really a matter of figuring out how to sit in that spot where you care just enough, but not too much. It’s not a matter of finding a spot where you can be attracted and repulsed in equal measure. It’s something else, something that would never work if you were dealing with physics (or even physics as I imagined it as a child). It depends on having an inexhaustible source of energy.

Read the rest at the Register.

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Image: Norman RockwellDownloaded 2009-06-29 from Popular Science magazine, Vol.97, No.4 (October 1920), Bonnier Corp. New York, ISSN 0161-7370, front cover on Google Books

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