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Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning,

Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning, spring.
Posted 2 weeks, 6 days ago

By discovering nature, you discover yourself.

By discovering nature, you discover yourself.
Posted 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Web 2.0 ideas have a chirpy, cheerful rhetoric to them, but I think they co

Web 2.0 ideas have a chirpy, cheerful rhetoric to them, but I think they consistently express a profound pessimism about humans, human nature and the human future.
Posted 4 months ago

On Earth Day, we celebrate all the gifts the world and nature make availabl

On Earth Day, we celebrate all the gifts the world and nature make available to us. We recognize our complete dependence on its bounty. And we acknowledge the need for good stewardship to preserve its fruits for future generations.
Posted 4 months ago

My dad was young; he went to work. But he'd been to war. He'd seen some of

My dad was young; he went to work. But he'd been to war. He'd seen some of the world. It wasn't like he was going to be an extensive traveler or something. It didn't seem to be in his nature or in the nature of his parents or many of the folks in my famil
Posted 4 months ago

My views about God come from my dad. Dad told me that he believed Nature, w

My views about God come from my dad. Dad told me that he believed Nature, which to him included humankind, to be so beautiful, so magnificent, that there had to be something behind it all.
Posted 4 months ago

In the end, nature is inexorable: it has no reason to hurry and, sooner or

In the end, nature is inexorable: it has no reason to hurry and, sooner or later, it takes what belongs to it. Unconsciously and inflexibly obedient to its own laws, it doesn't know art, just as it doesn't know freedom, just as it doesn't know goodness.
Posted 4 months ago

The longer you remain silent, the longer you don't turn over documents, a p

The longer you remain silent, the longer you don't turn over documents, a presumption begins to build that you're withholding something. That's human nature. That may not be a legal presumption, but that's a common sense presumption.
Posted 4 months ago

Every time anybody in Washington talks about legal status, amnesty, anythin

Every time anybody in Washington talks about legal status, amnesty, anything of that nature, it becomes a magnet that lures people in quickly into the United States.
Posted 4 months ago

Law is born from despair of human nature.

Law is born from despair of human nature.
Posted 4 months ago

Relying on the face might be human nature - even babies prefer to look at a

Relying on the face might be human nature - even babies prefer to look at attractive people. But, of course, judging someone based on the geometry of his features is, from a moral and legal standpoint, no better than judging him based on the color of his
Posted 4 months ago

Our kids are actually doing what we told them to do when they sit in front

Our kids are actually doing what we told them to do when they sit in front of that TV all day or in front of that computer game all day. The society is telling kids unconsciously that nature's in the past. It really doesn't count anymore, that the future
Posted 4 months ago