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Peter Cresswell
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Quote of the Day: On success
"People always ask me the secret of my success. It's not really a secret at all. It's simply this: start early and work hard. That's it."  ~ composer Philip Glass, paraphrased from the biographical film 'Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts'
"People always ask me the secret of my success. It's not really a secret at all. It's simply this: start early and work hard. That's it." ~ composer Philip Glass, paraphrased from the biographical film 'Glass: A Portrait of...
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Quote of the Day: On kitchen design
"The science of marketing has taken over to a large extent when it comes to the design of our kitchens today." ~ Kitchen designer Johnny Grey, quoted in the post ' Sociable Kitchens '
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Quote of the Day: "...a flood of immigrants..."
"Since immigration seems to be incompatible with the welfare state, a flood of immigrants, be they political, economic, or stowaways, could be a blessing in disguise: it may have the effect of proving what we suspect: that the welfare state is unsustainable...
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2015: The best-of here at NOT PC
    Just to remind you, readers, that your favourite blog started the
year looking like this: Quite a change! With the new blog look and feel came new blog readers – more than double
what the blog enjoyed before. (Thank you all for dropping in.) So as 201...
Just to remind you, readers, that your favourite blog started the year looking like this: Quite a change! With the new blog look and feel came new blog readers – more than double what the blog enjoyed before. (Thank ...
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#ChristmasMyths, #7: So why December 25?
The final part of a series exploring the pagan origins of all the familiar Biblical Christmas Myths, 1  so you can think about them all as you're out carolling. Today, the reason we celebrate on December 25 … As every child knows, Christmas falls on Decembe...
The final part of a series exploring the pagan origins of all the familiar Biblical Christmas Myths,1 so you can think about them all as you're out carolling. Today, the reason we celebrate on December 25 … As every child ...
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'Twas the Wednesday-before-Christmas Ramble . . .
“Q: [Is it] appropriate for an atheist to celebrate Christmas? A: “ The secular meaning of the Christmas holiday is wider than the tenets of any particular religion: it is good will toward men...     The charming aspect of Christmas is the fact that it expr...
“Q: [Is it] appropriate for an atheist to celebrate Christmas?A: “The secular meaning of the Christmas holiday is wider than the tenets of any particular religion: it is good will toward men... The charming aspect of Chri...
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The Lady of Shalott (detail)
Details from masterworks can often be as engrossing as the main canvas. This nearly abstract section of John William Waterhouse's Lady of Shallot is given life by the beautifully drawn small bird.
Details from masterworks can often be as engrossing as the main canvas. This nearly abstract section of John William Waterhouse's Lady of Shallot is given life by the beautifully drawn small bird.
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Peter, would like you to share your good work including NOT PC thinkpieces with Libs in every country via the non-partisan LIO Friends. Enjoy! https://www.facebook.com/LibertarianInternationalOrganization/
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Quote of the Day: On grief, and joy
"In this culture we display a compulsive avoidance of difficult matters and an obsession with distraction. Because we cannot acknowledge our grief, we’re forced to stay on the surface of life. Poet Kahlil Gibran said, 'The deeper that sorrow carves into you...
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Quote of the Day: How come business students have never heard of rational egoism?
"My introduction [to students] of rational egoism —the idea that one should pursue one’s own happiness and interests, with neither sacrificing oneself to others or others to oneself, came as a revelation to many, if not to most, students. It also resonated,...
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Some timely advice for the constabulary
With New Year's Eve festivities already beginning, and with the increasing fun-killing authoritarianism of the policing of those festivities, these few words of guidance from another age might be of great use in this one (they were posted at the Coromandel ...
With New Year's Eve festivities already beginning, and with the increasing fun-killing authoritarianism of the policing of those festivities, these few words of guidance from another age might be of great use in this one (the...
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#ChristmasMyths. #6: The Slaughter of the Innocents
Part of a continuing series looking at the pagan origins of the Christmas
Myths,* one day at a time. Today, the story and pagan origins of King Herod’s
weapons-grade infanticide … Massacre of the Innocents , Peter Paul Rubens The story is familiar enough ...
Part of a continuing series looking at the pagan origins of the Christmas Myths,* one day at a time. Today, the story and pagan origins of King Herod’s weapons-grade infanticide … Massacre of the Innocents, Peter Paul Ruben...
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Holiday reading
It's that time of year again... Every year I try to keep the pile down, and every year the stack of holiday reading jes' keeps on growing. And it doesn't help that buying Kindle books is so damned easy! So, what's on your reading list this year?
It's that time of year again... Every year I try to keep the pile down, and every year the stack of holiday reading jes' keeps on growing. And it doesn't help that buying Kindle books is so damned easy! So, what's o...
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