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First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)

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Thought For the Day: The False Theory of Progress Maintains That We Alter the Test Instead of Trying To Pass the Test

“The false theory of progress maintains that we alter the test instead of trying to pass the test.” – G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

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Thought For the Day: Beware of the Stories You Read Or Tell; Subtly, At Night, Beneath the Waters of Consciousness, They Are Altering Your World

“Beware of the stories you read or tell; subtly, at night, beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your world.” -Ben Okri, poet and novelist (b. 15 Mar 1959

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First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)

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First Principles: The People Alone Have the Incontestable…Right to Institute Government; and To Reform, Alter, or Totally Change the Same, When Their Protection, Safety, Prosperity and Happiness Require It

“…(T)he people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government; and to reform, alter, or totally change the same, when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it.” – John Adams, Thoughts on Government, 1776

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Thought For the Day: Unless Mankind Redesigns Itself By Changing Our DNA Through Altering Our Genetic Makeup, Computer-Generated Robots Will Take Over Our World

“Unless mankind redesigns itself by changing our DNA through altering our genetic makeup, computer-generated robots will take over our world.” – Stephen Hawking

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First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)

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First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things; and Whatever May Be Our Wishes, Our Inclination, or the Dictates of Our Passions, They Cannot Alter the State of Facts and Evidence

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)

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Thought For the Day: Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It

“Our life is what our thoughts make it. A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and others will alter towards him.” – James Allen (1864-1912)

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First Principals: Whatever May Be Our Wishes, Our Inclination or the Dictates of Our Passions, They Cannot Alter the States of Facts and Evidence

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)

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