Monthly Archives: November 2014

Occam’s Razor

“The simplest explanation is usually the best.” The original Latin is, “Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate.” This translates roughly, “Multiple variables are not to be posited without necessity.” DDB comment: Oftentimes I find it interesting when one compares the … Continue reading

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“What is going to determine the outcome is your attitude.”

Joel Osteen. Sermon: “The Gracious Hand of God.”

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“Play the hand that you have been dealt and make the most of it…. Shake off that self-pity.”

Joel Osteen. Sermon, “You are not damaged goods.” Sirius, channel 128.

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“You cannot use magic to make yourself rich.”

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“Dreaming is free.”

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Pauline Kael

“I don’t know anyone who voted for Nixon.” This is the quote attributed to Kael after Nixon’s landslide victory over George McGovern. She was a New York City resident and film critic. The exact quote is supposedly below, but the … Continue reading

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Tom Wolfe

“If a conservative is a liberal who’s been mugged, a liberal is a conservative who’s been arrested.” DDB comment: Tom Wolfe, in my opinion, is America’s greatest fiction writer. If Mark Twain was writing today, he would have the same … Continue reading

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