The Curious Autodidact

January 25, 2016

Words of Wisdom: John Danforth

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 11:46 pm

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Plenty of kind, decent, caring people have no religious beliefs, and they act out of the goodness of their hearts. Conversely, plenty of people who profess to be religious, even those who worship regularly, show no particular interest in the world beyond themselves.

John Danforth, priest, ambassador, senator (b. 1936)

 

 

January 15, 2016

Happy Birthday Martin

Filed under: social justice,Word Related — Honilima @ 11:13 am

Take a moment today, on Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday to remember the dream.

A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan. -MLK

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. -MLK

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent. -MLK

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -MLK

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. -MLK

 

January 10, 2016

Safer Communities with Fewer Prisoners?

Filed under: money saving ideas,social justice — Honilima @ 9:36 pm

Want Safer Communities? Throw Fewer People Behind Bars

January 7, 2016

Infographic: Search Engine Complexity

Filed under: cool internet stuff — Honilima @ 9:21 pm

Search Engine Complexity Infographic

January 5, 2016

Women of Wisdom: Excellence

Filed under: women heroes,Word Related — Honilima @ 12:24 am

The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous. –Shana Alexander

January 1, 2016

Soak Up the Sun

Filed under: Word Related — Honilima @ 12:20 am

 

It’s not having what you want
It’s wanting what you’ve got.

Sheryl Crow, Soak Up The Sun

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