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Abandon Hopelessness

The fierce poet of the Middle Ages wrote, “Abandon hope, all ye who enter here,” over the gates of the lower world. The emancipated poets of to-day have written it over the gates of this world. 94 more words

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Faith Should Be A Love Affair

“Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.” G.K. Chesterton

After talking to my beloved I said:

Religion should be a love affair.

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Solemn futility in the higher places

In the real dark night of the soul, it’s always election o’clock. Here come the endlessly repeated phrases, the lines to take today, the turgid interviews, the… 468 more words

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No Door to the Mansion

Our politicians are corporate lapdogs for the same reason so many Americans think technology and better products means real progress. Neither plenty of Americans nor our politicians are willing to consider a future without depending on corporations. 490 more words


To do or not to do

God does not desire that we enjoy anything but doing the right thing. At times this may mean working for the right thing, other times it may mean suffering wrongdoings. 316 more words

I, Pencil by Leonard E. Read

I, Pencil: My Family Tree as told to Leonard E. Read, Dec. 1958


  • Introduction by Milton Friedman
  • I, Pencil
    – Innumerable Antecedents
    – No One Knows…
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No chain is stronger than its weakest link...

Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?

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G. K. Chesterton