Dorothy: “How can you talk, if you haven’t got a brain?” Scarecrow: “I don’t know. But, some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don’t they?” Dorothy: “Yes. I guess, you’re right.” Sure enough!
Meanwhile, Education is mostly stuck in the era of “Grapes of Wrath”.
Think about it, boy. The truth really does matter. (This is a re-issue of an item from 2017 to provide a nicer version of the graphic.)
I love the subtlety of this. See the sign on the back? Don’t pass on the right!
Le Guin (1929–January 22, 2018) was an American novelist who worked mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction. She also authored children’s books, short stories, poetry, and essays. The quote’s larger context: “If you cannot or will not imagine the results of your actions, there’s no way you can act morally or responsibly. […]
Of course you knew taxes would be in there. But you only get one go-around, so make the best of it.
I spotted this display at the mall in Grand Junction, Colo., offering “support, a safe place to sleep & eat, clean clothes and decent coffee!” to the homeless. Pull a tab from the bottom of the poster so you know who to contact! And not one person has …because it’s locked behind glass. Yeah, really. […]
When I first saw this one-liner, it was presented as a joke with a pretty woman as an illustration. It’s a whole different question with a different picture.
Or, as I usually put it, we need to teach people how to think, not what to think. Bertrand Arthur William Russell was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate (Literature, 1950).
Upset at “Happy Holidays” because it “leaves Christ out of Christmas”? Really: you’re upset at someone wishing you happy holy day?! Didn’t think much about that choice to be offended. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous Kwanzaa — whatever you celebrate. May it be a peaceful holiday for you.