quotations Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.Douglas AdamsThere is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.Henry AdamsScientists will eventually stop flailing around with solar power and focus their efforts on harnessing the only truly unlimited source of energy on the planet: stupidity.Scott AdamsThe culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.Theodor AdornoThe wise man doubts often, and changes his mind. The fool is obstinate, and doubts not; he knows all things but his own ignorance.AkhenatonI happen to feel that the degree of a person’s intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic.Lisa AltherIf we cannot define stupidity, at least we can trace most human misfortunes and weaknesses to it.
25 Quotes on Letting Go Letting go is can be a painful yet necessary part of life. And letting go can also result in feeling free. Read these quotes on letting go. Letting go doesn't mean that you don't care about someone anymore. Genealogy of the Clement Family Jeffrey Clement married Elizabeth Fuller in London, 1590. They had five children. Third son, Jeremiah, was born 1607. Jeffrey died in 1609 and his widow and four small children came to America on the good ship "George", landing at Jamestown, Virginia, June 10,1611. She married again in 1621, Colonel Ralph Hamor. (Taken from the very interesting magazine, Genealogy, edited by Wm.
Gemini Information, complete information on this zodiac sun sign. Gemini, the sign of the Twins, is dual-natured, elusive, complex and contradictory. On the one hand it produces the virtue of versatility, and on the other the vices of two-facedness and flightiness. The sign is linked with Mercury, the planet of childhood and youth, and its subjects tend to have the graces and faults of the young. When they are good, they are very attractive; when they are bad they are more the worse for being the charmers they are. 9 Ways to Develop Your Intelligence at Any Age By Mary Jaksch Forget depressing stories about the brain. That it’s at its best in our twenties, then slowly declines – until we are left in old age with tatters instead of dendrites in the brain and can’t even remember our own name. Forget that.
A Lesson on Forgiveness The Buddha was sitting under a tree talking to his disciples when a man came and spit on his face. He wiped it off, and he asked the man, “What next? What do you want to say next?” The man was a little puzzled because he himself never expected that when you spit on somebody’s face, he will ask, “What next?” SCHOPENHAUER'S 38 STRATAGEMS, OR 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), was a brilliant German philosopher. These 38 Stratagems are excerpts from "The Art of Controversy", first translated into English and published in 1896. Carry your opponent's proposition beyond its natural limits; exaggerate it.
"The egg" - Page 11 You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. Buddhist Myths, Parables, and Essays 24 Hours To Die Raj asked Buddha, “Reverend Sir, how come my mind wanders around to forbidden places and yours does not?” “Sir, how come I do back-biting and you don't?” “Sir, how come I don't have compassion for others, while you have?” All the questions that Raj asked were of similar nature. Buddha replied, “Raj, your questions are good, but it seems to me that in 24 hours from now you will die.” EMDR Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) stands for EMDR. This is the most peculiar, utterly boring, and most effective method. It was discovered by Francine Shapiro at the EMDR Institute.