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Think now | Bertrand Russell Philosopher and mathematician

Monday, 27 Feb 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth — more than ruin, more even than death. Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habits; thought is anarchic and lawless, indifferent to authority, careless of the well-tried wisdom of...

Think now | David Foster Wallace Author

Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

If you are bored and disgusted by politics and don't bother to vote, you are in effect voting for the entrenched Establishments of the two major parties, who, please rest assured, are not dumb, and who are keenly aware that it is in their interests to keep you disgusted and...

Think now | Orson F Whitney Spiritual leader

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our...

Think now | Samuel Adams Author

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

The liberties of our country, the freedoms of our civil Constitution are worth defending at all hazards; it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy ancestors. They purchased them for us with toil and danger and expense...

Think now | Salman Rushdie Celebrated author

Monday, 20 Feb 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

The fundamentalist seeks to bring down a great deal more than buildings. Such people are against, to offer just a brief list, freedom of speech, a multi-party political system, universal adult suffrage, accountable government, Jews, homosexuals, women's rights, pluralism, secularism, short skirts, dancing, beardlessness, evolution theory, sex. There are tyrants,...

Think now | Salvador Dali Spanish surrealist painter

Thursday, 16 Feb 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

Let the labyrinth of wrinkles be furrowed in my brow with the red-hot iron of my own life; let my hair whiten and my step become vacillating, on condition that I can save the intelligence of my soul; let my unformed childhood soul, as it ages, assume the rational and...

Think now | Lawrence M Krauss American physicist

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And, the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics: You are all stardust. You couldn't be here, if stars hadn't...

Think now | John Stuart Mill

Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them. But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as...

Think now | George Orwell 1984

Monday, 13 Feb 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power, pure power. What pure power means you will understand presently. We are different from the oligarchies of the past in that we know what we are...

Think now | Charles Bukowski American novelist

Thursday, 09 Feb 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

For those who believe in god, most of the big questions are answered. But for those of us who can't readily accept the God formula, the big answers don't remain stone-written. We adjust to new conditions and discoveries. We are pliable. Love need not be a command nor faith a...

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