Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Something to think about...

"The problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so sure of themselves while wiser people are so full of doubt."

- Bertrand Russel

Friday, July 13, 2007

Something to think about..

"America isn't easy. America is advanced citizenship. You gotta want it bad, 'cause it's gonna put up a fight. It's gonna say "You want free speech? Let's see you acknowledge a man whose words make your blood boil, who's standing center stage and advocating at the top of his lungs that which you would spend a lifetime opposing at the top of yours. You want to claim this land as the land of the free? Then the symbol of your country can't just be a flag; the symbol also has to be one of its citizens exercising his right to burn that flag in protest. Show me that, defend that, celebrate that in your classrooms. Then, you can stand up and sing about the "land of the free"."

- The American President (1995)