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One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.
  —  Bertrand Russell
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2018 Have You Stretched Today?
The Original
2017 Being Nice
2016 Zero To Some = Most
2015 Born More Obligated
2014 Rage And Fury
2013 Successful Children
2012 For God So Loved The World
2011 Go Cheeseheads!!
Structured Mentality
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I do not myself believe that any person who is really profoundly humane can believe in everlasting punishment.
   —  Bertrand Russell
I don’t believe in an afterlife, so I don’t have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more.  For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
   —  Isaac Asimov
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On This Day In:
2017 Now Pausing Makes Sense
2016 Just Spicy
Only One Part
2015 Positive Acts Of Creation
2014 One Thing Is Clear
2013 Corrections
See Greatness
2012 Gemutlichkeit
2011 Back On The Asphalt

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Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don’t know.
   —  Bertrand Russell
Sometimes I think we’re alone.  Sometimes I think we’re not.  In either case, the thought is staggering.
   —  Buckminster Fuller
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On This Day In:
2016 And Bloggers?
2015 Ethical Energy
2014 Are You Likely To Defend It?
2013 Might As Well
2012 The Long And Short Of It
2011 Bravery

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The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
    —  Bertrand Russell
[Happy Birthday, James!  Remember it is the enjoyment of life, not its duration that makes living one’s life meaningful.   We love you!  —  Mum and Dad (KMAB)]
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On This Day In:
2016 I Got A Feeling
2015 Fiction Leading To History
2014 A Self-Correcting Process
2013 None But He Knows
2012 99% Are Demanding
2011 All In The Family
Take Your Pick

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Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
   ―  Bertrand Russell
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On This Day In:
2015 Trusted Desperation
2014 Orange October (V) – Giants Win Game 3
Who Am I To Teach?
2013 Deliver Us Something Larger
2012 Bore, n.
2011 Attaining High Office

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There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
   —  Bertrand Russell
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On This Day In:
2015 Filling Gaps
2014 Even In Our Sleep
2013 Passion Is Always Personal
2012 And You Are?
2011 Innate Talent

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The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that, if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours.
   —   Bertrand Russell
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On This Day In:
2015 South By South East
2013 Don’tcha
2012 I Hear A Distant Thunder
2011 A Poison Tree

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