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Pretty much always thinking about this section of "Parable of the Sower" 

"Listen, no one is going to beat you up, for heaven sake, but you did something wrong, something dangerous. You know you did." "So what do you want her to do?" Allie demanded. "Get on her knees and say she's sorry?" "I want her to love her own life and yours enough not to be careless. That's what I want. That's what you should want, now more than ever."

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Pretty much always thinking about this section of "Parable of the Sower" 

There are so many moments in the book that demonstrate the key belief that if we cared enough for ourselves and our communities, we wouldn't need to think up ways to punish people for making mistakes.

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