Democracy is not a natural State. It is a gradual and difficult, man-made, creation against the stated desires of the natural sections of power (authoritarian, military, class etc.). It requires constant participation and can only be maintained by the toughness of its citizenry.
from: "The Doubter's Companion" by John Ralston Saul
Now, a few words on looking for things. When you go looking for something specific, your chances of finding it are very bad. Because of all the things in the world, you're only looking for one of them. When you go looking for anything at all, your chances of finding it are very good. Because of all the things in the world, you're sure to find some of them. - Daryl Zero
From The Zero Effect. One of the best movies no one ever saw!
Listen, I'm a politician which means I'm a cheat and a liar, and when I'm not kissing babies I'm stealing their lollipops. But it also means I keep my options open.
-from the movie Hunt for Red October
"Why use an Lobotomy, when the result is to turn an insane person into an idiot."
The reason I drive fast, is so I get to where I'm going, BEFORE running out of gas!
-friend of mine
Horn broken - Watch for finger!
-written in the dirt, on the back of a friends car
I'm not saying there should be a capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?
-found on internet
Expecting a guy to read more than 3 pages in a thread on the internet before posting, is like expecting a guy to read the instructions as the first ting, instead of the last. :nana: