If there was an observer on Mars, they would probably be amazed that we have survived this long.
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I am opposed to the accumulation of executive power anywhere.
The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.
Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.
In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.
The public is not to see where power lies, how it shapes policy, and for what ends. Rather, people are to hate and fear one another.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony.
The major advances in speed of communication and ability to interact took place more than a century ago. The shift from sailing ships to telegraph was far more radical than that from telephone to email!
If you are working 50 hours a week in a factory, you don't have time to read 10 newspapers a day and go back to declassified government archives. But such people may have far-reaching insights into the way the world works.
Humans have certain properties and characteristics which are intrinsic to them, just as every other organism does. That's human nature.
Mediocre men work at their best men seeking excellence strive to do better.
Design can never be an ultimate explanation for anything. It can only be a proximate explanation. A plane or a car is explained by a designer but that's because the designer himself, the engineer, is explained by natural selection.
Men and women of every faith and good people with none at all sincerely strive to do right and lead a purpose-driven life.
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny.
I have a big problem with piped music. I like either silence or to listen to it properly.
If you are not ready to stomach the foolishness of a man, then remain single for life.
Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Surely being a Professional Beauty - let alone an ageing one - is one of the most insecure and doomed careers imaginable.