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George Bernard Shaw: Right Kind of Fear

May 25

Fear the man whose God lives in Heaven. ~ George Bernard Shaw

We think we understand not only the ways of God but an understanding of God’s reasoning.

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Project 365

You Don't Have a PR Person Telling You What to Say

For years after the success of Pygmalion, his play later adapted into the more famous musical My Fair Lady, George Bernard Shaw spilled a lot of ink arguing that Eliza would not marry Higgins. 866 more words

Rhetoric

Stevie - poverty, who cares?

“Poverty is the worst of crimes—as George Bernard Shaw wrote, “all the other crimes are virtues beside it.” And the ability of a rapacious power elite to let children go hungry, to let men and women suffer a loss of dignity and self-worth because there are no jobs, to abandon cities to decay and squalor, to toss the mentally ill and the homeless onto the streets, to slash the meager services that give some hope and succor to those who suffer, to lock hundreds of thousands of poor people in cages for years, to wage endless war, to burden students with crushing debt, to unleash state terror and to extinguish hope among the least fortunate exposes our wealthy oligarchs as the most dangerous and destructive force in”…Canada.   41 more words

Harper

Quote of the Day

“Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.” — George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

Quotes

1932 – Death of Augusta Persse, better known as Lady Augusta Gregory.

Lady Gregory was an Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre director; also a co-founder of the Abbey Theatre.

George Bernard Shaw once described Lady Augusta Gregory as “the greatest living Irishwoman”. 240 more words

Irish History

Insulted Girlfriend and Advice Columnist are Oblivious to the Real Disrespect

The Tuesday April 7, 2015 edition of the Cincinnati Enquirer printed Carolyn Hax’s advice to a young woman who had been dating a guy for five years. 501 more words

Catholic

20 May 2015 - Notes: Wings of Fire

This book is really fascinating. A couple of points and excerpts that I found very interesting:

1. When Dr Kalam was waiting for a meeting with Dr Vikram Sarabhai, to pass time, he picked up a random book on entrepreneurship and read this George Bernard Shaw quote: “All reasonable men adapt themselves to the world. 315 more words