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The day it got real…

Forty-six years ago, a lot of us who were around at the time probably witnessed the first tentative baby steps of that creature known as man. 93 more words

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Happy Birthday…

“Well, uh… you know, uh… what can I say? The idea that his (PDQ Bach’s) works were actually written by Christopher Marlowe seems ridiculous. Aside from the stylistic problems involved, I’m sure Marlowe could have done a better job.” 76 more words

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Happy Birthday…

Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.

In philosophy if you aren’t moving at a snail’s pace you aren’t moving at all. 217 more words

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What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? by Frederick Douglass

Fellow-citizens, pardon me, allow me to ask, why am I called upon to speak here to-day? What have I, or those I represent, to do with your national independence? 685 more words

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Happy Birthday, America…

Today is the ‘birthday’ of the United States of America, a nation founded on the ideas of liberty, if not yet well-versed on the practical side of those ideas. 167 more words

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Happy Birthday…

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. 237 more words

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Happy Birthday…

As the news of friends spying on friends ratchets up a notch (or a billion), it seems rather disingenuous that nations are reacting with calculated anger. 291 more words

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