jim3100

jim3100
  • Updated:January 23, 2017 10:12 pm
  • Last visit:January 30, 2020 2:37 pm
  • Member Since:May 28, 2000 8:39 pm
Kent Island, Maryland
Male
September 7
Virgo (Aug 23-Sep 22)
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There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge." Issac Assimov

"Everybody is entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts".

So little time to learn and understand it all - and then what?

A wise and happy person is one who enjoys the scenery on a detour.

When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools. WS

God is a comedian, playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh. Voltaire
 

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5'-9'
170 lbs.
GREEN
Still there
COMFORTABLE
Secularism - the religion of humanity.
Human
The internet test says "moderate authoritarian liberal." Definitely Democrat.
Missed the class but managed to get by.
Fortunate to have a great wife, who, like good wine, gets better with age.
3 adult daughters - 1 deceased son.
April 1, 2010, finally, a grandchild - a beautiful boy - what joy he brings to our lives.
I like to read. I like to think. I like to laugh. I like nice people.
 

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The Brights
History/Humanism/Current Events
National Geographic/Chesapeake Bay, Barrons
Washington Post/ Annapolis Capital
Are Calvin & Hobbes still exploring the world on that toboggan? I'll bet you they switched to a sail boat. And my main sources of history: Prince Valiant, Alley Oop
Music is one of the joys of life. No noise please.
Everything but moldy cheese.