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The big myth of 1787 continues to haunt us

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  • Article 1, Section 2, Clause 3, known as the 3/5 compromise, counted five slaves as three people for apportionment purposes.
  • Article 1, Section 9 allowed the importation of slaves until 1808.


We’re nearing baseline normalcy

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The 6 C’s of finding and keeping forever relationships

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How to become a healthy skeptic

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#1 — Serial rhetorical questions

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Fake love is hard work

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The desire to avoid pain leads to poor choices

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#2 — Violating your principles… just this once

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Four practices to cultivate it and hold onto it

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