Nelson Mandela showed us how it was done. How to co-operate for the greater good, without sacrificing respect and dignity and freedom for all. It’s important that we all remember, that as great as he was, as great as Martin Luther King was, as great as Gandhi was, none of them did it alone. 565 more words
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The Word of the Day is calorifacient (kuh-lawr-uh-FEY-shuhnt, -lor-, kal-er-uh-) which is an adjective and is defined as
1) (of foods) producing heat.
The division of food into azotized and non-azotized is no doubt important, but the attempt to show that the first only is plastic or nutritive, while the second is simply calorifacient , or heat-producing, fails entirely in the face of the facts revealed by the study of man in different climates… 88 more words
There’s a common notion among free marketers that critics of capitalism simply don’t understand capitalism. If we but saw how markets, via competitive self-interest, align individuals’ interests with the broader interests of society, the scales would fall from our eyes and we’d understand that the… 680 more words
Trust a Victorian man to wax eloquent about something new and visually exciting.
In the mid-1800s, the invention of the stereoscope caused quite a stir. 621 more words
“Where we love is home–home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.”
~Oliver Wendell Holmes
This link is the photo credit, but this photo sure looks like home to me following so many years in Texas! 33 more words
“A mind that is stretched by new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.