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John Francis – TED TALK

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President Andrew Jackson, 1830

“It is to be regretted that the rich and the powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes. Distinctions in society will always exist…but when the law undertakes to add to these natural and just advantages … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein

“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.” “God does not play dice.” “What makes the true worth of a human being, is his capacity to have freed … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton

Hubris in spiritual leadership The most dangerous man in the world is the contemplative who is guided by nobody.  He trusts his own visions.  He obeys the attractions of an interior voice, but will not listen to other men.  He … Continue reading

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Lao Tzu

“Victory in war is a funeral procession.”

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Thomas Merton

The most dangerous man in the world is the contemplative who is guided by nobody.  He trusts his own visions.  He obeys the attractions of an interior voice, but will not listen to other men.  He identifies the will of … Continue reading

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