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Friday, February 26, 2016

Quotes From Other Folks Vol. 4

Quotes From Other Folks, Vol. 4
Presenting the latest crop of quotes harvested from free range Internet denizens on Facebook, Twitter, blogs and the jungle of Social Media. From the Righteous to the Ridiculous, Insightful to Insane, Visionary to Myopic and Genius to Jerk, prepare to be appalled, amazed and amused. You might even see one of yours….!

Quote of the Week:

You cannot believe that, "all men are created equal" and support the State. The State creates two classes, by definition: 1) rulers, and 2) serfs. Whether the rulers appointed, elected, or usurp or inherit their powers is irrelevant. Their power is illegitimate.

And these…
Because it’s so easy to judge the idiocy of others, it may be sorely tempting to think this doesn’t apply to you. But the problem of unrecognized ignorance is one that visits us all. And over the years, I’ve become convinced of one key, overarching fact about the ignorant mind. One should not think of it as uninformed. Rather, one should think of it as  misinformed. David Dunning 

Time is the sole arbiter between Prescience and Paranoia. Brian Wilson

Where on the globe is African America? - Unkown

It doesn’t make you a patriot to vote for “whoever” is the nominee. It makes you partisan. There is a difference; they both start with P but that’ where the similarity end.  A patriot stands on principles, not easily deceived by politicians. This is why we fought the war of independence and not the war of partisan politics. – BBR/The Blaze

(Re Apple) No legal case applies in a vacuum, and in this case the FBI needs the precedent more than the evidence. R.Mogull, ItNews.com

Why would a woman wanting to lose weight sign up with a company that is owned by a fat woman? - Ann Onymous

"It is human nature to dislike being wrong. When we make a mistake, it is hard to admit it. We resort to mental gymnastics to avoid accepting that our logic – or our belief system itself – is flawed. Lying, denying, and rationalizing are among the tactics we employ to dance around the truth and avoid the discomfort that contradiction creates. We avoid or toss aside information that isn’t consistent with our current beliefs. Emotions trump logic and evidence. Once our minds are made up, it is very difficult to change them."      h/t Robert F. Eschauzier


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