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Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.
    —    Norman Cousins
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On This Day In:
2016 Not In My Experience
2015 Effort
2014 Honest Wants
2013 Faith, n.
2012 Surprise Me
2011 Confused With Truth

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The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything.  Once God   —  or Satan is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance…  logic can be happily tossed out the window.
      —    Stephen King
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On This Day In:
2015 Hunger
2014 Outside Dependence
2013 Doing Right
2012 A Short Course In Human Relations
If Death Be My Future
Strive
Such A Fool
2011 I’m Working For A Living

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The long chains of simple and easy reasonings by means of which geometers are accustomed to reach the conclusions of their most difficult demonstrations, had led me to imagine that all things, to the knowledge of which man is competent, are mutually connected in the same way, and that there is nothing so far removed from us as to be beyond our reach, or so hidden that we cannot discover it, provided only we abstain from accepting the false for the true, and always preserve in our thoughts the order necessary for the deduction of one truth from another.
     —    René Descartes
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On This Day In:
2013 Positions
2012 Two Errors
2011 Long Live The King!

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That which is incapable of proof itself is no proof of anything else.
    —    Percy Bysshe Shelley
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On This Day In:
2013 Legal (Almost)
2012 Great Scots!
2011 The GI Bill – A Simple History Lesson
Breaking Even

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