Category Archives: Influential Thinkers

Another Great Quote from Gandhi

“Seven blunders of the world that lead to violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics without principle,” – Mahatma Gandhi. Advertisements

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What does humankind need to elevate themselves?

Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. – Walden

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This blog knocked my block off!

Benedict Eastaugh the author of the incredible ionfish that I found last friday. I am still digging through his archives and reading every single post with relish. I happened upon his Noteworthy post in which he is talking about getting … Continue reading

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Quote of the Month

“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” ~Martin Luther King

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History repeats itself yet again.

This is a great post comparing the internet and blogging to the time when pamphleteers’ were finding another way to get the message out, bypassing mass media and it’s controllers. Ôł×Fouroboros In praise of the auto-didact Thomas Paine. In 1995, … Continue reading

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A positive spin in favor of Corporations

Excellent Thinking points! Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Speech, 9/10/05 > Press Room > Sierra Club There is nothing wrong with corporations. Corporations are a good thing. They encourage us to take risks. They maximize wealth. They create jobs. I own … Continue reading

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. speaking about William O. Douglas

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Speech, 9/10/05 > Press Room > Sierra Club He was our greatest environmental jurist. He had a very, very close relationship with my family. As an attorney, I think the case that was the most important … Continue reading

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