Happy the man,and happy he alone,
He,who can call today his own;
He who,secure within,can say,
Tomorrow do thy worst,for I have lived today.
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Toothbrushes in the PO
A pair of prized electric toothbrushes have been languishing in the post-office since June 3rd. Thanks to the ever-looming presence of Lord COVID, the first attempt to deliver them was spurned. I'm not sure how long the terrible reign of the virus will keep deliveries crippled. I'm hoping my brushes don't return to Amazon.
Religion is based, I think, primarily and mainly upon fear. It is partly the terror of the unknown and partly, as I have said, the wish to feel that you have a kind of elder brother who will stand by you in all your troubles and disputes. ... A good world needs knowledge, kindliness, and courage; it does not need a regretful hankering after the past or a fettering of the free intelligence by the words uttered long ago by ignorant men.