Martin Gothberg
Location: San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States
Traditions: Universal Ethics, Freethought
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There have been so many moments when I have stood back and said, 'Wow! How could I have missed that?' I hope they never stop.

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Creating a more sustainable world for my community and my children, who have grown so tall, so that they might do the same.
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Is it not in the struggle to obtain knowledge that happiness exists? I am very ignorant, consequently the conditions of happiness are mine.

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Farthest North
by Fridtjof Nansen
Page 4
Published by Harper and Brothers , London , 1897
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Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?

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If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.

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You cannot understand what a person is saying unless you understand who they are arguing with.

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Center for Evolutionary Psychology - UCSB
Leda Cosmides & John Tooby
"Evolutionary Psychology: A Primer"
http://www.psych.ucsb.edu/research/cep/primer.html
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Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.

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