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Re: Quote of the Day

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Postby Colin B » Mon Aug 15, 2022 11:58 pm

Who she ?
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Private Presley » Tue Aug 16, 2022 2:16 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3meWjic3hM&ab_channel=GeorgeGalloway

Sorry, Colin, I am not trying to hijack this thread.
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Tue Aug 16, 2022 8:22 am

Private Presley wrote:Sorry, Colin, I am not trying to hijack this thread.


No problem !
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Tue Aug 16, 2022 11:59 am

Quote of the Day - 16th August:

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William James - US philosopher, historian, & psychologist, the first educator to
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He is considered to be a leading thinker of the late 19th century, one of the most influential philosophers of the US & the "Father of American psychology".
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Wed Aug 17, 2022 11:37 am

Quote of the Day - 17th August:

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Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás [known in English as George Santayana]
Spanish/US philosopher, essayist, poet, & novelist.
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Thu Aug 18, 2022 12:02 pm

Quote of the Day - 18th August:

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William Ford Gibson - US-Canadian speculative fiction writer & essayist widely
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Some of us have got time to spare, William !
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Thu Aug 18, 2022 6:15 pm

Colin B wrote:Quote of the Day - 18th August:

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Some of us have got time to spare, William !

None of us have got time to spare, but the internet is a great stealer of time.

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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Fri Aug 19, 2022 10:16 am

Quote of the Day - 19th August:

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Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, also known as Lord Verulam - UK philosopher & statesman who served as Attorney General & as Lord Chancellor of England.
His works are seen as contributing to the scientific method & remained influential through the later stages of the scientific revolution.
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I enjoy solitude, Francis, don't believe in gods, so must be a 'wild beast' !

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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Private Presley » Fri Aug 19, 2022 11:03 am

Colin, I thought Francis Bacon was quoting Aristotle.

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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Fri Aug 19, 2022 11:39 am

Private Presley wrote:Colin, I thought Francis Bacon was quoting Aristotle.

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Well, my source is the 'i' newspaper, & it seems they wrongly have it as being Bacon !
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Mon Aug 22, 2022 5:00 pm

Quote of the Day - 22nd August:

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Eric Emerson Schmidt - US businessman & software engineer known for being the CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011, executive chairman of Google from 2011 to 2015, executive chairman of Alphabet Inc. from 2015 to 2017, & Technical Advisor at Alphabet from 2017 to 2020.
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Mon Aug 22, 2022 6:30 pm

Colin B wrote:Quote of the Day - 22nd August:

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I trust he means what he said.

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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Mon Aug 22, 2022 6:47 pm

John wrote:I trust he means what he said.


I forgot to add my bit, didn't I ?

I think the words 'trust' & 'internet' don't make a good pairing !
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Mon Aug 22, 2022 8:10 pm

Colin B wrote:
John wrote:I trust he means what he said.


I forgot to add my bit, didn't I ?

I think the words 'trust' & 'internet' don't make a good pairing !

"Trust" and any intervention don't necessarily make a good pairing, but there are exceptions, thankfully.


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