Quote for the weekend

Frederick Douglass is one of the most well-known abolitionists and orators of the Civil War era. Born a slave, under the name Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, in February 1818 on a plantation in Maryland, Douglass was the son of a slave woman and an unknown white man. Without a struggle, there can be no progress. […]

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Mac Davis dies at 78 oh lord 😢 its hard to be humble

Singer-songwriter wrote Elvis Presley’s indelible “In the Ghetto” alongside solo hits like “Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me” and “Stop and Smell the Roses” Credits : By Joseph Hudak rolling stones magazine… Mac Davis, the country-music artist and songwriter behind some of Elvis Presley’s most indelible recordings, died Tuesday at 78. Davis became “critically ill […]

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From Nietzsche to Zion and Beyond – Intercollegiate Studies Institute: Think. Live Free.

Martin Buber, one of the leading Jewish philosophers of the twentieth century, was a very unorthodox thinker, anathema to most traditionalists yet deeply religious in his own way. Born in 1878, Buber was an ardent Zionist from the earliest days of the movement in the 1890s to his death in 1965. Yet he consistently opposed the […]

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