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Quote of the day #54

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”

Wendel Berry
(often attributed to native indian Chief Seattle, but there is
no solid proof of that – thank you once again, Quote Investigator)


How sure are you about your nationality?

Large sections of books describing human history are essentially lists of wars, conflicts and discussions of one group of people against another. In a number of cases the reason why both groups have some of their members either arguing with one another or end up mass murdering each other is connected to a concept usually referred to as nationality or nationalism (unsatiable hunger for natural resources and religion obviously being the other 2 in the top 3 of reasons). Continue reading