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The Bible will survive less as a religious work than as a source for the understanding of values

The Bible will survive less as a religious work than as a source for the understanding of values It is values that determine the progress of humankind We choose them We act on them Therein lies our freedom The Bible gives us choices What we choose creates history


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The Salt Lake Tribune: Obama has earned another term Full Text of Mitt Expose

Tribune Endorsement: Too Many MittsThe Salt Lake Tribune: Obama has earned another term Nowhere has Mitt Romney’s pursuit of the presidency been more warmly welcomed or closely followed than here in Utah. The Republican nominee’s political and religious pedigrees, his adeptly bipartisan governorship of a Democratic state, and his head for business and the bottom line all inspire admiration and hope in our largely Mormon, Republican, business-friendly state. But it was Romney’s singular role in rescuing Utah’s organization of the 2002 Olympics from a cesspool of scandal, and his oversight of the most successful Winter Games on record, that make him the Beehive State’s favorite adopted son. After all, Romney managed to save the state from ignominy, turning the extravaganza into a showcase for the matchless landscapes, volunteerism and efficiency that told the world what is best and most beautiful about Utah and its people.
In short, this is the Mitt Romney we knew, or thought we knew, a…

I wonder if Einstein would agree with me on grounds of simplicity

I wonder if Einstein would agree with me on grounds of  simplicity Current transportation could be pneumatic Current construction could be legolike Current living could be at altitudes able to withstand flooding Current population densities could be adequate to support local economies Unsustainability is the product of having complex systems maintained by the application of endless bandaids   Simple and uncluttered is best Beautiful is simple Art is in the eye +"Einstein replied. “I believe Brahms was burning the midnight oil trying to be complicated.”" http://http://buff.ly/Q3Y7Ao +Stephen's Remarkable Kindle Store