Category Archives: freedom

Freedom Didn’t Happen…

Freedom didn’t happen because your opponents saw the light. It happened because they no longer found it necessary to live in the dark. Their hands may never move toward a candle, but their eyes adjust. Adam Gopnik, from his article, … Continue reading

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What Conservatives Have Opposed

Conservatives supported slavery, conservatives opposed women’s suffrage, conservatives supported Jim Crow, conservatives opposed the forty-hour work week and the abolishment of child labor…all the major advancements of freedom and justice in our history were…opposed by conservatives. Paul Waldman, “It’s The … Continue reading

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Human Nature

No matter what part of the world we come from, we are all basically the same human beings. We all seek happiness and try to avoid suffering. We have the same basic human needs and concerns. All of us human … Continue reading

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Quotes from “Reminisce” Magazine

The following quotes, from different years and issues, have been attributed by the magazine to the subscriber who submitted them to¬† “Reminisce”. If I have discovered someone else had originally wrote or said the quote, then I have tried to … Continue reading

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