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50 Rules Kids Won't Learn in School
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RE: 50 Rules Kids Won't Learn in School

The biggest secret to success, its handed to you

Purity is to Believe only that which deserves it.
Wisdom is to follow only the Opinion which makes the best use of evidence.
Excellence is to be mindful of all these things in Living.
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RE: 50 Rules Kids Won't Learn in School - the Analogist - 05-28-2017 12:44 PM

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