It is “hard to think of a greater injustice than living over twenty-five years less because you are poor.” Oxfam Report, 2019 https://t.co/uEslklUqs7
Any society which enjoins its members to adhere to both of these (politeness and truth) is a fraud. #sufism
Our challenge is to ensure for people everywhere, of all ages, healthy lives and a quality education that promotes lifelong learning. https://t.co/aY20fMMrtu
CREATING A LEARNING SOCIETY A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress A gap in knowledge is what separates developed from less-developed countries, not just a gap in resources or output. https://t.co/P8vMsxw1CR
there's a logic to natural things superior to ours. like the dichotomy in law: innocent til proven guilty vs guilty til proven innocent; what Nature does is rigorous til proven otherwise; what humans & science do is flawed til proven otherwise. Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Antifragile
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SHANAH TOVAH! Happy New Year! "Shelter us in the shadow of Your wings" (Psalms 17:8) Offset color lithograph postcard. Hebrew Publishing Company, Between 1900 and 1920 Under the Imperial Russian coat of arms, traditionally dressed Russian Jews, packs in hand, line Europe's shore as they gaze across the ocean. Waiting for them under an American eagle holding a banner with the legend "Shelter us in the shadow of Your wings" (Psalms 17:8), are their Americanized relatives, whose outstretched arms simultaneously beckon and welcome them to their new home. See also: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosh_Hashanah ... See MoreSee Less