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Civics 101

If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be.
–Thomas Jefferson, 1816


The disposition that moves some to outbursts of non-constructive, sometimes destructive criticism is too often a self-centered one and one that is grounded in fear. Who knows what the right response is in all cases—or whether or not there should always be a response. But it makes sense that a good response should [...]

“Anyone who has declared someone
else to be an idiot, a bad
apple, is
annoyed when it turns
out in the end
that he isn’t.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Turkish Proverb

Who gossips to you, will gossip of you.


It’s not what you look at that matters,
it’s what you see.