The Problem with the World

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Mr. Russell

“The whole problem
with the world
is that
fools and fanatics
are always so certain of themselves,
but wiser people
so full of doubts.”

A wonderfully insightful quote from Bertrand Russell.

Ever since hearing that Brit Stephen Fry admires him so, I’ve been thinking that I should learn more about the man.

He was imprisoned twice by the British government. I’ll have to read more about the particulars.

I hope we’ve moved past that kind of suppression. I fear that we, here in America and also in Britain, are not so lucky.

Despots lurk, never pausing to rest. We must be ever vigilant.

ajh

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