Mac kills PC in so many areas. I find that my workflow crashes to a halt when I have to go into the office and use their Windows systems. I hesitated in downloading any Microsoft programs onto my Mac because I don’t like anything about them, how they are organized. Even using Excel, which is […]

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“Be kind. Don’t hurt. Death is coming for all of us anyway, and it is better to be Lot’s wife looking back through salty eyes than the Deity that destroyed those cities of the plain in order to save them.” – Robert Scholes

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Naess on Spinoza

“All particular things are expressions of God; through all of them God acts.  There is no hierarchy.  There is no purpose, no final causes such that one can say that the “lower” exist for the sake of the “higher”.  There is an ontological democracy or equalitarianism which, incidentally, greatly offended his contemporaries, but of which […]

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Reagan in the morning

I like to get up a couple of hours early so that I can read the news, read from a book, or just gather my thoughts.  I do not like to get up and hurry off to work.  I feel cheated if I do.  This morning I’ve read a little from Reagan: A Life in […]

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Voltaire quotations

A company of tyrants is inaccessible to all seductions. Voltaire A witty saying proves nothing. Voltaire All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God. Voltaire All styles are good except the tiresome kind. Voltaire All the reasonings of men are not worth one […]

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some quotes

Shakespeare, “King Henry V” Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; or close up the wall with our dead. In peace nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility: but when the blast of war blows in our ears, then imitate the action of the tiger; stiffen the sinews, summon up […]

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