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News Briefs 22-06-2017

Todos somos huérfanos…

Thanks to Melchor Ocampo

Quote of the Day

“Spreading out may be the only thing that saves us from ourselves. I am convinced that humans need to leave Earth.”

˜Stephen Hawking

News Briefs 21-06-2017


Quote of the Day:

Our agents of culture are abdicating their responsibility to create more elevated tastes and capitulating to catering.

Maria Popova

News Briefs 20-06-2017

Seems I was a bit cock-eyed when gathering the news briefs today...

Quote of the Day:

Mark my words, when a society has to resort to the lavatory for its humour, the writing is on the wall.

Alan Bennett

News Briefs 19-06-2017

Stop pushing those pedals and have a lie down...

Quote of the Day:

Too often, we judge other groups by their worst examples while judging ourselves by our best intentions.

George W. Bush

News Briefs 16-06-2017

”Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

Quote of the Day:

“Truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is.”

Winston Churchill

News Briefs 15-06-2017

A beginning is a very delicate time…

Thanks to Diana.

Quote of the Day:

"What do you despise? By this are you truly known."

˜Frank Herbert

News Briefs 14-06-2017

Seasons roll on by...

Thanks to @djp1974.

Quote of the Day:

We have to remember that what we observe is not nature in itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.

Werner Heisenberg

News Briefs 13-06-2017

My daughter is Wonder Woman IRL...

Quote of the Day:

It is not the methodology of conspiracy that’s the problem. When paranoid thinking opens up possibilities, it can serve a useful function. The danger comes when conspiracists remain wedded to their theories in the face of conflicting information, when they refuse to do the hard work of confirming and substantiating their own assumptions and beliefs.

Colin Dickey (in "The New Paranoia")

News Briefs 12-06-2017

Holy St Peter's gates Batman!

Quote of the Day:

What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.

Jane Goodall