Tag: Quote of the day June 2020

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“Masks are a tool, useful in the right application. They’ve become a political fetish object for reasons that have nothing to do with their utility.” Prof. Glenn “Instapundit” Reynolds

I never expected to hear this much debate over masks outside of a superhero comic convention. Posts here bounce back and forth between people who wear masks and those who oppose them. Then you have people who are constantly watching for someone to not wear their mask. It’s no longer just a layer of absorbent material worn over the nose and mouth, it is a symbol of fighting against the pandemic — a literal virtue signal.

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Talent is God-given: be humble. Fame is man-given: be grateful. Conceit is self-given; be careful. –John Wooden At first reading, John Wooden, the great basketball coach, is sharing a truism. Who would disagree with him? The difficulties in working with these ideas are noticing when we are ignoring them or are trapped in them. Are […]

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