November 16, 2011

Wednesday Wisdom

It is humbling to discover how many of our glib assumptions, which seem to us novel and plausible, have been tested before, not once but many times and in innumerable guises; and discovered to be, at great human cost, wholly false.

Paul Johnson

4 comments:

  1. geoffff5:59 PM

    Excellent point. It happens all the time.

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  2. It should be read out at the commencement of every parliamentary sitting and read to Bob Brown and his followers at sun rise and sun set.

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  3. Oops - I forget Tim Flannigan.

    Don't know how, but I did.

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  4. Anonymous11:16 PM

    Damn!

    j

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