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“But now," says the Once-ler, "now that you're here, the word of the Lorax seems perfectly clear. UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.”
Dr. Seuss was my first philosopher. I remember clearly reading for the first time , " The Lorax". Afterwards I hated industrialists and became aware, for the first time, about my future Earth.
On a lighter note,
“I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”
― Dr. Seuss
I figure I'd break out ol' RGI again, 'cuz Daniel likes him so well:
I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me. If they hold thought to be dangerous – if they aver that doubt is a crime, then I attack them one and all, because they enslave the minds of men.-- Robert Green Ingersoll
Tom, Thanks for calling my attention to the "happy" nature of this verb-cloud. If god was not a noun, the word did not mean a person place, or thing. If god is a verb, and there is no God, then it is people who have the power that we ascribe to a superhuman being. See my response to Loren.
"I may be the first woman member of Congress, but I won't be the last."
~ Rep. Jeannette Rankin, R-Mont., she said following her election in 1916.
History, Art & Archives of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Montana Historical Society, Helena
A smaller government reflecting the needs of the middle class and poor is superior to a big government reflecting the needs of the privileged and powerful.
I'd rather have questionsthat can't be answered,than answers whichcan't be questioned.
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