"I am only one; but I am still one. I cannot do everything, but I can still do something. I will not refuse to do something I can do." Helen Keller
Comment: Nowadays, the "power of one" is greatly amplified/multiplied by the world-wide web/social media. Anyone with an internet connection can communicate her "something" for a better world." CyberPeaceGadfly
"Connectors appreciate the world and everything in it. The same connection that they experience with nature they feel toward all beings, including those who lived before and those who have yet to arrive. They have a consciousness of the oneness, and therefore they make no distinction such as them or those other people.......Therefore connectors aren't surprised when synchronicity or coincidence brings them the fruits of their intention........" Dr. Wayne W. Dyer,…Continue
Added by Al LeBlanc on November 30, 2017 at 3:23pm — No Comments
"I like dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Adams
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EXCERPTS/QUOTES(paraphrased); CSPAN Book tv, Interview on Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" Book; Authors Samuel Fleischacker & Russell Robert:
"The invisible hand of the market", the term economists use to describe the self-regulating nature of the market place, is a metaphor first used by Adam Smith in "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" (1759).
The Wealth of Nations (1776): "By…Continue
Added by Al LeBlanc on December 16, 2015 at 1:47pm — No Comments
" I am sentient. When I think about who I am, there's one aspect above all that can't be ignored. I am a sentient being. I experience my existence - I feel like I'm here, looking out on the world through these eyes, perceiving this Technicolor show from my own center stage. Let's call this feeling consciousness and awareness.
Each individual brain is embedded in a world of…Continue
Excerpts from Book:
" The book begins with scientists testing a weapon that at least some of them believed was an "evil thing". In creating the hydrogen bomb, scientists engineered a weapon against which there is no defense.
With regard to the thousands of hydrogen bombs in existence today, the US military relies on wishful optimism - hope that the civilization-destroyer is never…Continue
Added by Al LeBlanc on November 5, 2015 at 12:44pm — No Comments
"I didn't believe
Standing on the bank of a river,
Which was wide and swift
That I would cross that bridge
Plaited from thin fragile reeds
I walked delicately as a butterfly
And heavily as an elephant…Continue
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