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July 22, 2013

We don’t have to let others chart our future

Two of my favorite definitions for us humans are these: (1) from an ancient college textbook: “Man is an ingenious assemblage of portable plumbing;” and, (2) from the 11th edition of the Encyclopedia Brittanica: “Man is a seeker after the greatest degree of comfort with the least expenditure of energy.”

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