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First Principles: Knowledge Will Forever Govern Ignorance, and A People Who Mean To Be Their Own Governors, Must Arm Themselves With the Power Knowledge Gives

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives.” – James Madison

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Thought For the Day: If Knowledge Can Create Problems, It Is Not Through Ignorance That We Can Solve Them

“If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.” – Isaac Asimov (1920-1992)

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Thought For the Day: As Knowledge Spreads, Wealth Spreads. To Diffuse Knowledge Is to Diffuse Wealth

“General education is the best preventive of the evils now most dreaded. In the civilized countries of the world, the question is how to distribute most generally and equally the property of the world. As a rule where education is most general the distribution … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Where Is the Life We Have Lost In Living? Where Is the Wisdom We Have Lost In Knowledge?

“Where is the life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?” – T.S. Eliot, poet (26 Sep 1888-1965)

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First Principles: It Is An Object of Vast Magnitude That Systems of Education Should Be Adopted…Which…May…Diffuse A Knowledge of the Sciences But May Implant…the Principles of Virtue and of Liberty

“It is an object of vast magnitude that systems of education should be adopted and pursued which may not only diffuse a knowledge of the sciences but may implant in the minds of the American youth the principles of virtue … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Good Government Implies Two Things; First, Fidelity To the Objects of the Government; Secondly, A Knowledge of the Means By Which Those Objects Can Be Best Attained

“A good government implies two things; first, fidelity to the objects of the government; secondly, a knowledge of the means, by which those objects can be best attained.” – Joseph Story (1833)

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First Principles: Systems of Education Should Be Adopted…Which May Not Only Diffuse A Knowledge of the Sciences But…Implant…the Principles of Virtue and Liberty

“It is an object of vast magnitude that systems of education should be adopted and pursued which may not only diffuse a knowledge of the sciences but may implant in the minds of the American youth the principles of virtue … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Diffusion of Knowledge Is the Only Guardian of True Liberty

A diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” -James Madison

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First Principles: Knowledge Will Forever Govern Ignorance

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives. A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy or … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: My People Are Destroyed For Lack of Knowledge

“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.” – Hosea 4:6

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