A Thought for the Day
A subtle but important distinction differentiates judgment from analysis, the first of which utterly predominates among ‘standard Americans’ in the current context, often enough judging before or without facts or reason or awareness and therefore advancing prejudice and presumption instead of any expression that either demonstrates even a semblance of rationality and logic, or that even favors a bit of common inference or simple intuition: the preference for the latter choice rather than the former, as a result, comes down to a simple mathematical formulation of adaptation, the natural selection of adaptive behaviors that bring better results, more often, with less negative ‘feedback’ for the ‘selected’ organisms—that the capacity to reason and figure things out is superior and therefore preferable in this regard to opining whiningly without end will appear perfectly clear except to those who are judgmentally deficient in the extreme.
One thing is inarguable. His church on Earth has produced some of the most vigorous and violent contribution to the European fascist cause. Daniel S. Fletcher: Jackboot Britain(describing the Spanish Civil War)
This Day in History
Everywhere on Earth today is the World Day for International Justice; in a related development one thousand eight hundred thirty-seven years ago, a dozen residents of Scillium, a Numidian Roman province that is likely currently Tunisia, became martyrs when they die at the hands of authorities for the crime of practicing Christianity; showing the flexibility of their aims, eight hundred fourteen years in advance of now, members of the Fourth Crusade diverted their attention from the Holy Land to storm Christian Constantinople and take sides in one of Byzantium’s conspiratorial, internecine rivalries; five hundred eighty-eight years before the here and now, a seventh King Charles ascended to the French throne thanks to a successful campaign that Joan of Arc had led in his behalf; two hundred forty-one years ago, Congress learned of the war or words; two hundred twenty-seven years ahead of today’s dawn, the political economic thinker and critic Adam Smith took a final look around before departing this realm; MORE HERE
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