Al LeBlanc's Blog Posts Tagged 'Santayana' (3)

#Cyberpeacefare #Tyranny #George Santayana

"There is no tyranny so hateful as a vulgar and anonymous tyranny.  It is all permeating, all thwarting; it blasts every building, novelty and sprig of genius with its omnipresent and fierce stupidity.  Such a headless people has the mind of a worm and the claws of a dragon."  George Santayana

(It is incumbent on us all to recognize and oppose "anonymous tyranny", especially in a Presidential Election Year.  …

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Added by Al LeBlanc on September 23, 2016 at 3:51pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Wisdom #Fanaticism #George Santayana

WISDOM

"O World, thou choosest not the better part 

It is not wisdom to be only wise,

And on inward vision close the eyes,

Bit it is wisdom to believe the heart. "

FANATICISM

"Fanaticism…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on July 3, 2015 at 8:09am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Wisdom #Fanaticism #George Santayana

WISDOM

"O World, thou choosest not the better part 

It is not wisdom to be only wise,

And on inward vision close the eyes,

But it is wisdom to believe the heart. "

FANATICISM

"Fanaticism…

Continue

Added by Al LeBlanc on July 3, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

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