A Thought for the Day

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Re: A Thought for the Day

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A humblebrag?
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
William Shakespeare
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@benegotherit
You weren’t a “gifted child” you were a loser and then you discovered weed
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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Neuroskeptic
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The brain is a machine for turning glucose into mistakes
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
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lol
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“I went to the Democratic Convention as a journalist, and returned a raving beast.”

His journalism morphed into something entirely original, laced with vitriolic scorn and dripping in sarcasm—henceforth, the writer would be at the forefront of the story, outrageous and bold, like a Hemingway for the hippie era.
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