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Tellerian Wisdom, FreedomFest and the Renaissance Man Jim Woods

"A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one...
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Glorious You, Frank Turner and the Renaissance Man Jim Woods

Come on now if we all pull together We can lift up the weight of the world from your shoulders Lift up the weight of the...
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The Power of Ideas From Ludwig von Mises

"In a battle between force and an idea, the latter always prevails." –Ludwig von Mises In one of his many, many brilliant observations, Austrian School economist...

The Wisdom of Aerials

Aerials, in the sky When you lose small mind You free your life Aerials, so up high When you free your eyes Eternal prize –System of a Down, "Aerials" The rock...
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It’s Not the Fish Posits Henry David Thoreau

“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it’s not the fish they are after.” — Henry David Thoreau When it comes...
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The Wisdom of Albert Jay Nock

"…the most significant thing about is what he thinks; and significant also is how he came to think it, why he continued to...
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Insightful Wisdom – To Live Is to Fly

We all got holes to fill And them holes are all that’s real Some fall on you like a storm Sometimes you dig your own The choice is...
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Scalia on Broccoli for #WednesdayWisdom

“Everybody has to buy food sooner or later, so you define the market as food, therefore, everybody is in the market; therefore, you can...
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The Wisdom of “Still”

Lost in an abstract thought Dazed and distracted Winded yet still I’m caught With a fragment of doubt Slowed by reflection, but These moments will pass Still, halfway up the...
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Jeffersonian Science

Freedom is the first-born daughter of science. — Thomas Jefferson Jefferson is, of course, best known as a learned writer, politician and Founding Father. But...
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The Wisdom of the Quest

"For if we ever begin to suppress our search to understand nature, to quench our own intellectual excitement in a misguided effort to present...
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Perspectives on Hardship and Obscurity

“Hardship makes the world obscure.” –Don DeLillo If we take the inverse of the great novelist’s words, we realize that fortune makes the world crystal clear....
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Why Mistakes Matter for Renaissance Men

"Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little...