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Thought for tomorrow

“But he who did not know, yet committed things deserving of stripes, shall be beaten with few. For everyone to whom much is given, from him much will be required; and to whom much has been committed, of him they will ask the more.” –   Luke 12:48 – New KingRead More

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“Be thou not a brick. Instead embrace self-awareness and the discomfort associated with self-directed change.”

Thought for tomorrow

“Throughout theological history we have been assured by religious leaders that if we perform certain rituals, repeat certain prayers or mantras, conform to certain patterns, suppress our desires, control our thoughts, sublimate our passions, limit our appetites and refrain from sexual indulgence, we shall, after sufficient torture of the mindRead More

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“Four things come not back: the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life and the neglected opportunity.” – Anon (probably Arabian in origin).

Thought for tomorrow

“How do you lose friends and infuriate people? Simple – undress the truth down to its bare bones!” Captain Walker – March 2011

When is the whole truth not to be told?

“…compassion is more important than the truth.. if I told him it would be devastating to him.” – Jackie Mason in Desert Island Disks on Radio 4 in interview with Kirsty Young (at the 17:25 min mark in the podcast but the context of the statement was most important). ItRead More

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“The statues of the morally invincible will stand tall and glorious even if a bit beaten for no one with our degree of sentience to admire – if we do not cross the ‘bridge’ called self-annihilation – before we reach it.” –  Captain Walker

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The survival of the human race is truly our collective ultimate right. Rights afforded by humanity ought not to be used for the total destruction of humanity. Those who use rights as shields under which they may safely conspire to effect such destruction, risk having their rights stripped from them.Read More

Thought for tomorrow

  “The truth is my primary true friend. He that is not also a friend of the truth is not a friend of mine.” – Captain Walker, January 2012.

Thought for tomorrow

“The disingenuous find comfort in shady spots – never any peace in the path of an oscillating spotlight searching relentlessly for the truth. ‘Tis only a matter of time that there is nowhere to hide.” Captain Walker  – Dec 2011

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