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A running list of my favorite quotes

In this running list I’m going to try and exclude song lyrics, but some Death Cab songs are just too hard to resist. I plan to date each new entry and include a photo or two that I like, but we’ll see how long I can keep it up for. 181 more words

Michael Simms: Saul Alinsky's 13 strategies to take your community back from Trump

Saul Alinsky (1909 – 1972) is generally considered to be the founder of modern American community organizing. Alinsky focused on improving the living conditions of poor communities across America, especially the black ghettos — beginning with Chicago and later applying his methods to other cities. 704 more words

Opinion Leaders

 In America, The Judiciary is a Barrier to Tyranny

By Sherman Jackson, PhD

“Fortunately, we have in America a system of checks and balances, within that system is the power of judicial review.”

Listen up America, be careful of what you wish for, you may have gotten it in the personality of Donald Trump. 

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Dante, Petrarch, Machiavelli, Pirandello: Remo Bodei in Melbourne and Sydney

The philosopher Remo Bodei will be giving talks in Melbourne and Sydney in March. Time, eternity, history: Dante, Petrarch, Machiavelli is the title of his talk (in English) at the I… 894 more words

Culture And Society

Lessons from Machiavelli - Part 1

“The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men (sic) he has around him.” – Niccolò Machiavelli… 335 more words


Learning as a Form of Procrastination

“Knowledge, unless you apply it, does not, and will never make you more efficient, influential, powerful or successful.”

Today, thanks to the instant access to the internet, everyone can now study and learn from home. 592 more words


Funny Pages

I was recently looking on the net at the various comics I enjoy reading each day when I came upon one that was trending toward political commentary. 473 more words

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