Today’s Quote: Jefferson on the challenge of liberty

And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Thomas Jefferson
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Today’s Quote: Tolstoy on groupthink

All the papers say the same thing… they are like frogs before a storm! They prevent our hearing anything else.

Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Via Douglas Carswell’s intriguing new book calling for a free market revolt  against the new oligarchy of power and capital.

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This is how you get Brexit

Interesting tidbit from Douglas Carswell’s new book, about a county I know well:

…in counties like Suffolk in England, although almost six in ten people voted to leave the EU, each of the county’s seven members of Parliament (all of whom are Conservatives) backed Remain.

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Today’s Quote: Bowie on going deeper

If you feel safe in the area you’re working in, you’re not working in the right area. Always go a little further into the water than you feel you’re capable of being in. Go a little bit out of your depth. And when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.

David Bowie

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Word of the day: Rattening

Rattening

The sabotage of machinery or equipment in order to prevent others from working during a strike.

This word has fallen out of use. If you enjoy words that are fresh this year, you might like my book.

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Today’s Quote: 24 March 2017

Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.

George Orwell

Reading my book on the other hand is quick, fun and enlivening. Buy it here

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Today’s Quote: 23 March 2017

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

GK Chesterton

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