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.
In the “good old days” we didn’t fear discovering the truth.
This is lengthy, but really worth it. (As always, you can click the pic to see it larger.) Hasidim: a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly. —WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart […]
Clickable article link: http://bit.ly/4000guns Not that I’m suggesting it’s a bad idea: they did somehow manage to get guns despite failing the background check. Yet what are we continually told? Little steps lead to big steps. After all, wasn’t that what was behind the February headlines like Trump Signs Bill Revoking Obama-Era Gun Checks for People […]
The quote is from Heinlein’s 1973 book Time Enough for Love, which has another gem that’s right up my alley: “Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.” Illustration: Heinlein’s portrait from the April-May 1953 issue of Amazing Stories (unknown artist).
I’ve always thought this quote was profound. When I posted it, I commented: It’s often attributed to “Paul Brandt” — but it’s not clear if that refers to Canadian country music artist Paul Rennée Belobersycky (Brandt is his stage name), or someone less famous. I searched music lyric sites to see if it’s in one of […]
Yeah, I know: a world where everyone is smart is just a figment of my imagination. But a guy can dream!
Look back to learn and forward to change. Or you can always try this from a previous post: I Hear You Calling… Posting Note: When my assistant created this graphic, she did it as a re-do of a poorly executed one found online. And she copied it over as a quotation, complete with an attribution […]