Constance B.
Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Traditions: Humanism, Freethought
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There are many hypotheses in science which are wrong. That's perfectly right; they're the aperture to finding out what's right. Science is a self correcting process. To be accepted, new ideas must survive the most rigorous standards of evidence and scrutiny.

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Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

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Always be who you are, and say what you feel, because people who mind don’t matter, and people who matter don’t mind.

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Now is the time to understand That all your ideas of right and wrong Were just a child's training wheelsTo be laid aside When you finally live With veracity And love.

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The most common of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

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The Quotations Page
H. L. Mencken, US editor (1880 - 1956)
http://www.quotationspage.com/qotd.html
Viewed on August 9, 2010
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During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.

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It is useless to hold a person to anything that they say when they are in love, drunk, or running for office.

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No one snowflake ever feels responsible for the avalanche.

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I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.

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Wordsmith
Stephen Roberts, database architect (b. 1967)
"A.Word.A.Day"
http://wordsmith.org/
Viewed on April 30, 2010
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We like things to be black or white, tall or short, here or there. We like to consider two sides to every story. Unfortunately, there aren’t always two sides. Sometimes there’s only one; more often, there are multitudes. Many facets on the stone. Nooks and crannies in abundance. Things are usually not either black or white, but multicolored.

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The Gotham Skeptic
Barry Leiba
""Faulty Logic: False Dichotomy""
http://www.nycskeptics.org/blog/?p=1073
Viewed on January 15, 2010
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