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When the universe has crushed him man will still be nobler than that which kills him, because he knows that he is dying, and of its victory the universe knows nothing.
    —    Blaise Pascal
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On This Day In:
2020 Down On Earth
2019 Are You Moving?
2018 We Can Only Pray
2017 Heavier At That End
2016 The Difference Is Craftsmanship
2015 However Vast The Darkness
2014 The Omnipresent Teacher
2013 Don’t Waste
2012 Earning Thanks
2011 Fuzzy Vision
2010 Movies and Book

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Precedence

The last thing one knows when writing a book is what to put first.
   —    Blaise Pascal
From: “Pensees
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It is far better to know something about everything than to know all about one thing.  Universality is the best.
     —     Blaise Pascal
From:  “Pensées
[UBI = Useless Bits of Information    —    KMAB]
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Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
   —    Blaise Pascal
[Hence we justly fear the converted and the more recently converted the more fearful.  —   KMAB]
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