Archive for April 14th, 2011

I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness,
nor the arrow for its swiftness,
nor the warrior for his glory.
I love only that which they defend.
     —    Faramir
(a character in Tolkien’s novel:  “Lord of the Rings“)
[Secessionist are TRAITORS!  Let me be clear:  states are subservient to the Federal Government.  This country fought the Civil War over this issue 150 years ago and the secessionist-traitors lost.  Thirty years ago, I gave four years of my life in the Army pledged to protect the Constitution of the United States and your right to free speech.  You can say anything you want – short of inciting a riot – in any public forum, but the minute you ACT on your spoken word, my expectation is the Justice Department will arrest and try you for treason.    —    KMAB]

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Abandon the urge to simplify everything, to look for formulas and easy answers, and to begin to think multidimensionally, to glory in the mystery and paradoxes of life, not to be dismayed by the multitude of causes and consequences that are inherent in each experience — to appreciate the fact that life is complex.
    —    M. Scott Peck

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