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March 16, 2007

Quote of the Day

by Adam Selene

It’s been a while since any of us posted a “quote of the day”, so it seemed to be time. And this one is so true, except that it seems more like 8 decades, not 3.

Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good.

— Thomas Sowell

We could probably name 10 things without even trying. Maybe the commenters would care to start the list.


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2 Comments

  1. let me start this list off with a simple one, personal responsibility.

    Comment by Kevin — March 16, 2007 @ 11:41 pm
  2. like that has always been the case.

    Comment by VRB — March 17, 2007 @ 6:43 am

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