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"“It is true that the delay in creating public pressure for euthanasia has been due to the fact that it was one of the war crimes cited at Nuremberg. So, for The Guinness Book of World Records, you can submit this: that it takes about thirty years in our humane society to transform a war crime into an act of compassion.” - Malcolm Muggeridge

"“It is true that the delay in creating public pressure for euthanasia has been due to the fact that it was one of the war crimes cited at Nuremberg. So, for The Guinness Book of World Records, you can submit this: that it takes about thirty years in our humane society to transform a war crime into an act of compassion.” - Malcolm Muggeridge

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. - C. S. Lewis

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. - C. S. Lewis

Celebrities are still just people whose opinions are worth no more than yours or mine. Why do   we accord them such deference?

Celebrities are still just people whose opinions are worth no more than yours or mine. Why do we accord them such deference?

Ralph Waldo Emerson - "If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and...". religion, beauty, stars, sky, nature, night, astronomy, heavens, night-sky

Ralph Waldo Emerson - "If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and...". religion, beauty, stars, sky, nature, night, astronomy, heavens, night-sky

If names are not correct, then language is not in accord with the truth of things. If language is not in accord with the truth of things, then affairs cannot be carried out successfully. - Confucius

Nature does nothing in vain. Therefore, it is imperative for persons to act in accordance with their nature and develop their latent talents, in order to be content and complete.

You know you are on target when you start catching a lot of flak.

You know you are on target when you start catching a lot of flak.

Oh my gosh. Yes. This is us all the time

The word Mamihlapinatapai (sometimes spelled mamihlapinatapei) is derived from the Yaghan language of Tierra del Fuego, listed in The Guinness Book of World Records as the “most succinct word”. It refers to “a look shared by two people, each wishing that