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Friday, November 7, 2008

Friday's Quotes

The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is. - George Bernard Shaw Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Quotes For Today

I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they'd never expect it. - Jack Handey An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered. - G. K. Chesterton The best way... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, October 31, 2008

Let Us See Them Through

On Wednesday next, when we awake, the world will have changed. What happens thereafter will be watched intensely by every other country in the world. One way or the other, our expectations will change. And the world will go on. May I suggest that no matter what the outcome - certainly some of us... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

This Symbiotic Relationship.

We, the creatures on this earth have a symbiotic relationship. Yes, none of us can survive without the other. The plants provide us food and clean the air so we may breathe and create. The other animals provide us pleasure, transportation, and food. We maintain the earth so they may not be extinct.... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, October 5, 2008

The truth about democracy

It is generally accepted that democracy was born when the Athenians decided to refuse the demand of Darius 1 of Persia that they become a tributary part of his empire. They had recently found enormous silver deposits in nearby mountains, and had to decide whether to share the wealth out among the... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, September 26, 2008

THE POWER OF PRAYER

This piece was just emailed to me. It is so inspiring that I share it with you. Even if you are an agnostic or an atheist, I implore you to read it. DO NOT STOP UNTIL THE END. I am convinced it will have a positive effect on your day. And it tells me how lucky some of us are. The circumstances here... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Education First.

When I read some of the posts on the internet in respect to the Presidential election, I am convinced that apart from healthcare, or moreso than perhaps, we need a revamped education curricula. For a country as advanced as ours, I am appalled by the illogic and the vitriol that pervades. I am of the... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, September 15, 2008

A WOMAN IS NOT A MAN!

I am to incur the wrath of many. Yet I am of the school which maintains that truth is not changed by the opinions of the many. This is indeed politically incorrect, but will my disputers support their arguments with facts? A woman is not a man; and never can, nor will be. Men and women are... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Please Tell Me

Most of us in the West trumpet the fact that God created the Universe. If that is correct, is it not incontrovertible that he created Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Jews and all the others? How then does one justify despising the other? Would I despise my brother because he takes a different path from... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

WHAT IF WE DID NOT?

On my way to work each day, as I walk 14 blocks or so down the street in New York City, I encounter children of all races, many countries, various ethnicities, disparate religions; and of both genders. I am heartened by their spontaneous responses to my waves and comments. As I stop and talk to... Sign in to see full entry.

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