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Quotes of the Day [Mar. 23rd, 2005|09:32 am]
Peter Sheil
Good morninr.

The last one caught my attention, but they're all worth a read.

Peace
peter

To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady.
Wilson Mizner (1876 - 1933)

Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.
Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902)

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.
Johnny Carson (1925 - 2005)

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Krishnamurti
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From: poman
2005-03-23 04:09 pm (UTC)
on K's quote:

one can be a well-adjusted consumer in a sick society and that is a big problem.

but one can be a well-adjusted activist who experiences nonattached anger and hope -- such as in serving as a liberation theology christian organizer or as an engaged buddhist. i like to think this is a nice ideal, if very difficult to actualize for most of us, self included.
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