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Miracles in Life

“All is a miracle.The stupendous order of nature,the revolution of a hundred millions of worlds around a million of stars,the activity of light,the life of all animals,all are grand and perpetual miracles.”-Voltaire

“Cherish those who seek the truth, but beware of those who find it.” –Voltaire


"Prejudices are what fools use for reason"

“Prejudices are what fools use for reason”

Voltaire, French, writer


Matilda's 2017 Reading List

“What sort of a book would you like to read next?” Mrs. Phelps asked.

Matilda said, “I would like a really good one that grownups read, a famous one. 1,481 more words

cartoon satire for dummies [from Charlie]

On the very day 12 persons were killed at the Charlie Hebdo offices in 2013, I found it worth reposting a cartoon (en anglais!) from Luz attempting to explain why political satire has to go “too far” to expose dysfunctions in societies, invasions of creeds and the irrational, hypocritical double-talk from governments, and whatever other ideas it aims at criticising. 



The Incompetence of Competition


Competition has been shown to be useful
up to a certain point and no further,
but cooperation, which is the thing… 181 more words