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The Articles

  1. Article One: No man may be imprisoned for debt.
  2. Article Two: No man may enslave another.
  3. Article Three: No man may interfere in any way with the religious beliefs or practices of another.
  4. Article Four: No man may be subjected to torture for any reason.
  5. Article Five: No man may interfere with the sexual practices of another or force any sexual act on another against his or her will.
  6. Article Six: No man may be put to death except for violation of the Articles.

From Cities Of The Red Night by William S. Burroughs

A Gentle Corrective for the Epidemic of Identity Politics Turning Us on Each Other and on Ourselves – Brain Pickings

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“We have somehow found ourselves in an era where even the brightest, kindest, most idealistic people spring to judgment — which is nothing other than negative wonder — in a heart-flinch. Questions invite instant opinions more often than they invite conversation and contemplation.”

A Gentle Corrective for the Epidemic of Identity Politics Turning Us on Each Other and on Ourselves