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On Christmas, Liberals Are By No Means Liberal

Pat2881 Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 10:45 AM
As a much wiser being than I once said, "There is a way that seems right to a man, but the road thereof leads to death." It was true when it was written thousands of years ago, and it remains true today. When man places himself at the center of the universe, he descends to the worst within himself rather than rising above it through striving toward something higher. History is full of such people such as Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, and nameless others.
Random thoughts on the passing scene:

When I was growing up, an older member of the family used to say, "What you don't know would make a big book." Now that I am an older member of the family, I would say to anyone, "What you don't know would fill more books than the Encyclopedia Britannica." At least half of our society's troubles come from know-it-alls, in a world where nobody knows even 10 percent of all.

Some people seem to think that, if life is not fair, then the answer is to turn more of the nation's resources over to politicians --...