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Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day

At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love. Martin Luther King Jr. Darkness can not drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Martin Luther King Jr. We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now. Martin Luther King, Jr. I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. Martin Luther … Continue reading

Elections quotes

Elections quotes

The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people’s minds would be uninhabitable. Elwyn Brooks White Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.  George Jean Nathan Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each … Continue reading

Christmas in Italy

Christmas in Italy

In Italy today, Christmas is a time for families coming together and with the recently acquired wealth, this coming together is a great excuse for a boom in buying (expensive) consumer goods especially for children who normally are at the centre of most of the festivities. Italy is very much a religious country and even with growing secularism, Christmas is very much a religious festival, with carol singing, live cribs, and decorated windows in the … Continue reading