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Category Archives: Quotations
Chilling reference to Plato’s Republic and our fear of Trump. http://www.openculture.com/2017/02/did-platos-republic-predict-the-rise-of-donald-trump.html From: http://www.openculture.com/2017/02/did-platos-republic-predict-the-rise-of-donald-trump.html Under such presumably decadent conditions, “a would-be tyrant would seize his moment”:He is usually of the elite but is in tune with the time. Given over to … Continue reading
Well perhaps 2016AD isn’t much different than 426AD except both pirate and emperor have bigger guns…. In the “City of God,” St. Augustine tells the story of a pirate captured by Alexander the Great. The Emperor angrily demanded of him, … Continue reading
When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and you’re life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have … Continue reading
http://youtu.be/pO8kTRv4l3o Keep me searching for a heart of gold And I’m getting old. I’ve been to Hollywood I’ve been to Redwood I crossed the ocean for a heart of gold.
Friendship is an opportunity to act on God’s behalf in the lives of the people that we’re close to, reminding each other who God is.— Shauna Niequist, Cold Tangerines: Celebrating the Extraordinary Nature of Everyday Life Cold Tangerines: Celebrating the … Continue reading
“The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink.”– T.S.Eliot
“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” -Oscar Wilde