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Thought For Today: The Modern World Requires Personal Initiative and Adaptability

“A society which is mobile, which is full of channels for the distribution of a change occurring anywhere, must see to it that its members are educated to personal initiative and adaptability. Otherwise, they will be overwhelmed by the changes … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Error Is Often Replaced By Another Error…

“The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is identical with the discovery of truth — that the error and truth are simply opposite. They are nothing of the sort. What the world turns to, when … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Language Is the Tie That Binds

“Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to … Continue reading

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Thank You To Our 200 Followers!!

Mahalo for your support and notice of our blog!!  We want you to know that if you have any ideas for future subjects or how else we might make this a better blog, we are very grateful for any constructive … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Profit Is Not the Only Value

“Don’t be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.” – Arthur Miller, playwright and essayist (17 Oct 1915-2005)        

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Thought For the Day: There Are No Impossibilities

“In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.” – János Arany, the Hungarian Shakespeare of Ballads    

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Thought For the Day: The Freedom To Criticize Brings True Praise As Well

“Without the freedom to criticize, there is no true praise”. -Pierre Beaumarchais, playwright (1732-1799)      

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Thought For the Day: Restriction of Free Speech and Thought Is Dangerous Subversion

“Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.” –  Justice William O. Douglas, The One Un-American Act, Speech to the Author’s Guild Council … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Must Be Weary Of Education Becoming Indoctrination

“In the hands of a skillful indoctrinator, the average student not only thinks what the indoctrinator wants him to think … but is altogether positive that he has arrived at his position by independent intellectual exertion. This man is outraged … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Real Friend Knows You Instantly

“Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.”  – Richard Bach, in  Illusions, The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977) The text of this work is … Continue reading

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