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The Thought for the Day – Roger Bannister

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. – Roger Bannister Roger Bannister is an English distance runner who will live down the ages as the first man to run the … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 19, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… GOD, YOU’RE OLD: You know, we’re not ones to get too worked up over the passage of time here at your Daily Dose. It is going to pass one way or the other and … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Grantland Rice

Amid world beating hearts The tumult and the shouting starts                                     – Grantland Rice, The Start Grantland Rice was an American sportswriter, well … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 16, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… BACK FROM THE BRINK…FOR NOW: North Korea backed down on its threats to attack evil Guam Tuesday. Maybe North Korean leaders saw the pointlessness of this themselves, or maybe the Chinese ambassador stopped by … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Rodney King

Can’t we all just get along? – Rodney King Similar to others featured here, like Benjamin Franklin and Abraham Lincoln for instance, Rodney King probably does not need an introduction. King was leading an unremarkable life when his 1991 beating at … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 15, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… NO, I  GUESS WE CAN’T ALL JUST GET ALONG: Few, if any, throughout human history have lived in racial harmony. As a species, we have always distrusted those different from us and history is … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Deng Ming-Dao

…the ultimate opponent is the warrior’s own self…To actually overcome one’s own defects is the nature of victory. – Deng Ming Dao, 365 Tao Deng Ming-Dao is an American writer and artist. He has written several books about the Chinese … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 13, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… DUCK, COVER AND TWEET: Well, it certainly is an exciting time to be an American. Between our president bickering with North Korea and our continuing and insurmountable racial divides, we here at The Daily … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Henry David Thoreau

No man ever followed his genius till it misled him.. – Henry David Thoreau, Walden To help kick the anniversary this week of the publishing of Walden into really high gear, we have another quote from that book for The … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 12, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… CAPSULE BOOK REVIEW: America By Alistair Cooke: Something we’ve noticed during our years reading is our tendency to read books that are not particularly new. This trait has only increased as the years have … Continue reading

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