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Date: February 18, 2017

"So we're stuck in Trump's head with him. ... It's a very cluttered place to be, a fine-tuned machine spewing a torrent of chaos, cruelty, confusion, farce and transfixing craziness."

— Dowd, Maureen (b. January 14, 1952)

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Date: June 30, 2017

"Or consider living with an unending library of easily recalled memories. It would be overwhelming: Dates, names, phone numbers -- they would all be constantly top of mind."

— Boser, Ulrich

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Date: August 26, 2017

"The soliloquy was fixed in the architecture of his brain, ready to serve in a moment of boredom or underground anxiety."

— Worthen, Molly (b. 1981)

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Date: September 7, 2017

"Like one of Yayoi Kusama's 'Infinity Rooms,' my consciousness, and that of the women I knew, gained new dimensions."

— Adams, Carol J. (b. 1951)

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Date: October 23, 2017

"Evans said that, after the incident, 'I just put it in a part of my brain and closed the door.'"

— Farrow, Ronan (b. 1987)

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Date: October 10, 2017

"The words are arbitrary but the thoughts are not. Their meaning is laid up in the vaults of the mind."

— Ground, Ian

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Date: April 18, 2018

"And indeed the tape--infamous and not proved to exist--has not just provided joke fodder for Twitter and talk-show hosts but has come to occupy a crawl space in our collective imagination, filled with bits and bobs plucked from a variety of sources: pulpy airport Russian-spy novels from the late...

— Fry, Naomi

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Date: April 18, 2018

"In an interview with ABC on Sunday, Comey painted a suggestive picture of his own psychic crawl space."

— Fry, Naomi

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Date: May 4, 2018

"A few decades before Freud, Nietzsche preached that those of us who are called to search ourselves need to go into the inner labyrinth and hunt down the instincts and passions that blossom into our pet theories and moral judgments."

— Marino, Gordon

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Date: May 4, 2018

"In this labyrinth, Nietzsche detected the handwriting of envy everywhere, observing, 'Envy and jealousy are the private parts of the human soul.'"

— Marino, Gordon

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.