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King's Survey: A Story Where Nothing Happens

In which we experience the rhythms of ordinary life in an ordinary time—the life and time, no matter where or when it is, that most of us inhabit. 1,856 more words
Jim Cullen

I Love America

As long as I can remember I have loved the U.S.A. I am proud to be an American. I have grown up respecting the flag, especially when the flag is passing by in a parade, my hand goes over my heart with pride. 157 more words

The Did You Know Guy

A note on methodology

Tomorrow, I will release my examination of the first chapter (surah) of the Qur’an. I’ll provide you with the original text, as well as my edits and redactions, and my reasoning behind the changes made. 786 more words

Jefferson Qur'an

There is also an artificial aristocracy founded on wealth and birth, without either virtue or talents… The artificial aristocracy is a mischievous ingredient in government, and provisions should be made to prevent its ascendancy.

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Thought For Today

Patents are rights, not privileges; Jefferson story is "historical myth"

Is it any wonder why patents are widely despised and holders mistrusted?

Patents and other IP rights have been caught in the perfect storm of anger towards the government, the entitled, and ideas too complex to fathom on Instagram. 533 more words

  • “I expect that a just, dispassionate and steady conduct, will at length rally to a proper system the great body of our country. Unequivocal in principle, reasonable in manner, we shall be able I hope to do a great deal of good to the cause of freedom & harmony.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1801)
Thomas Jefferson
  • “I suppose, indeed, that in public life, a man whose political principles have any decided character and who has energy enough to give them effect must always expect to encounter political hostility from those of adverse principles.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1808)
Thomas Jefferson