Defining the Future

“Study the past if you would define the future.”  Confucius   Throughout the centuries, June 28th has given us historical moments that defined our present. “I am not afraid of…

The Decline & Fall

“Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.”  Edward Gibbon There is a book that I…

I Never Heard His Name

“Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson, with Annotations…

He Gave Us 1984

“Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.” George Orwell, 1984 Today, in 1903, Eric Arthur Blair was born…