Nimrod the Great Hunter and Nimrod the jerk

Genesis 10:32-11:9These are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem Ham, and Japheth..Now the whole earth had one language and so they used the same words and they could all talk to each other easily. As as men migrated from the east, they found a plain in the land of Shinar in the land …

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Plato on the Flood, from Timaeus

O Solon, Solon, all you Hellenes are never anything but children, for there is not an old man among you. Solon in return asked him what he meant. I mean to say, he replied, that in mind you are all young; there is no old opinion handed down among you by ancient tradition, nor any …

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American Transcendentalists and Swedenborgianism

Gratitude makes us young.For the invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the everyday.    --Ralph Waldo Emerson,    from Attitudes of Gratitude by MaryJane RyanRalph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American thinker, lecturer, essayist and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th …

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