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In Disguise

More than a few people have remarked that the masquerade costumes people choose to wear on Halloween reveal a person’s deeply hidden secret nature. This hypothesis is less true for children because they rarely have such secrets. Young girls like … Continue reading

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The 17th century writer of maxims, François de La Rochefoucauld wrote, “We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.” He was so skilled at expressing human paradoxes that his maxims are … Continue reading

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