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« on: July 20, 2005, 07:40:00 PM »
"Perhaps the sentiments contained in the following pages, are not yet sufficiently fashionable to procure them general favor; a long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defence of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason."
              Thomas Paine, from Introduction to Common Sense, 1776


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"It has been written: 'Honor thy father and thy mother.' It is essential to add, I think: 'Respect the soul of your child! Think of the future generations!'"
              Tomas Masaryk, First President of Czechoslovakia, from Humanistic Ideals, 1901 Video clip


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"As long as the child will be trained not by love, but by fear, so long will humanity live not by justice, but by force. As long as the child will be ruled by the educator?s threat and by the father?s rod, so long will mankind be dominated by the policeman?s club, by fear of jail, and by panic of invasion by armies and navies.?
              Boris Sidis, from a lecture on the abuse of the fear instinct in early education in Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1919
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« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2005, 07:41:00 PM »
« Last Edit: December 31, 1969, 07:00:00 PM by Guest »
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead