Work is easy when it’s full of meaning and shared with others.
If we are unfaithful to true self, we will extract a price from others. We will make promises we cannot keep, build houses from flimsy stuff, conjure dreams that devolve into nightmares, and other people will suffer – if we are unfaithful to true self.
Our hatred of government is not caused mainly by government’s goals, whatever their wisdom, but by government’s techniques.” Philip Howard
A community narrows down and grows dreadful ignorant when it is shut up to its own affairs, and gets no knowledge of the outside world except from a cheap, unprincipled paper.
The sight of big ships, of the many new uniforms, at once serious and cool, left Bush with an overall sense of the navy’s power and camaraderie and purpose.
The function of the well-intentioned individual, acting in isolation, is to formulate or disseminate theoretical truths. The function of the well-intentioned individuals in association is to live in accordance with those truths, to demonstrate what happens when theory is translated into practice, to create small-scale working models of the better form of society to which the speculative idealist looks forward.
Wisdom of the Ages: “BS” Has now replaced death, worthless IOU’s and ignorance as America’s number one export.
Wisdom of the Ages: “Wildlife Education” When I was a kid, the only woodland creature I knew of was the squirrel. I guess that’s why no one believed me when I told them a squirrel just ate two of my friends.
Wisdom of the Ages “Car Commercials” One of the last times you’re ever gonna see that overpriced s-box not stuck in a traffic jam.
Wisdom of the Ages “Unsuccessful Town Slogans” Sequim (WA)- “We put the Dung in Dungeness.