• We must, indeed, all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately. -Benjamin Franklin, Freedom Fighter

  • We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. -Martin Luther King, Jr., Freedom Fighter

  • Let us be cautious in making assertions and critical in examining them, but tolerant in permitting linguistic forms. -Rudolf Carnap, Philosopher

  • A clash of doctrines is not a disaster—it is an opportunity. -Alfred North Whitehead, Philosopher

  • If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Poet

  • Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. -Rumi, Mystic

  • If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. – Rene Descartes, Philosopher

  • A house divided against itself cannot stand. -Abraham Lincoln, President

  • Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them. -Albert Einstein, Scientist

  • Be the change you want to see in the world. -Mahatma Gandhi, Freedom Fighter

Thanksgiving, 2005

Stan Stahl, Ph.D. A clash of doctrines is not a disaster — it is an opportunity. Alfred North Whitehead 20th Century English Philosopher On this Thanksgiving, I am once again thankful to the Pilgrims for bequeathing to Read more »

Constitution Day, 2005

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves Read more »

Independence Day, 2005

Dear Uncle Sam – Rita, Jonathan, Cody & I want to wish you a happy 229th birthday. I hope that you and the other founders living in Patriot Heaven are having a great celebration. You certainly deserve Read more »

Memorial Day, 2005

… that these dead shall not have died in vain. Abraham Lincoln   Aaron Elandt, Iraq War … Abraham Lincoln, President … Andrew Goodman, Civil Rights Worker … Anna Campos, Spanish American War … Antonio Francisco Abad, Read more »

Patriots Day, 2005

This year’s Patriot’s Day Celebration marks the 230th anniversary of the start of the American war for independence. Listen my children and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, Read more »

Martin Luther King Day, 2005

Justice, justice shall you pursue, that you may live, and inherit the land which the Lord your God gives you. Deuteronomy 16:18-20 On April 12, 1963, eight Alabama religious leaders, Catholic, Protestant and Jewish, issued an appeal Read more »

Thanksgiving, 2001

Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery … I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give Read more »

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