Category Archives: Quotes

Stuck? Try the world’s oldest solvent.

In most professions, most of the time,the job goes as smoothly as driving a bus. Take medicine, for example. Patient presents with a problem; doctor performs standard diagnosis and consults that big reference book that years of training and experience … Continue reading

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Do you believe in evolution?

The author and aphorist G.K. Chesterton once wrote “When people stop believing in God they don’t believe in nothing, they believe in anything.” Did you like that? If so, beware. It’s a human failing to mistake glibness for insight, and … Continue reading

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Quote of the week: 2011.12.12

One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience. George … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

. . .few care two straws about the truth, or have any confidence that it is righter or better to believe what is true rather than what is untrue . . . . yet it is only these few who … Continue reading

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