A few good critical thinkers

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    farkle--small technical issue. not going to bother me.

    I am particularly fond of Samuel Clemens.

    A few of his quotes.>>


    Always tell the truth; then you don't have to remember anything.
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    When in doubt, tell the truth.
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    Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.
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    Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction after all, has to make sense.
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    A good lie will have travled half way around the world while the truth is putting on her boots.
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    There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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    You take the lies out of him, and he'll shrink to the size of your hat; you take the malice out of him, and he'll disappear.
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    I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.
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    Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, ... it doesn't matter.
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    Not only philosophers but worth your time and effort.

    "The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them." Mark Twain

    Albert Camus
    Albert O. Hirschman
    Andrea Dworkin
    Brian Leiter - online
    Catharine MacKinnon
    Derek Parfit
    Eli Horowitz - online
    Eric Hoffer
    Gordon S. Wood
    Isaiah Berlin
    Jacob Bronowski
    Jeremy Waldron
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Rawls
    Jonathan Wolff
    Joshua Cohen
    Karl Popper
    Lewis Mumford
    Mark Kingwell
    Martha Nussbaum
    Martin Gardner
    Michael J. Sandel
    Neil Postman
    Peter Watson
    Stanley Fish
    Tony Judt
    William T. Vollmann

    "If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking." Haruki Murakami
     
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    where are all the great minds of usmb? :lol: not here...maybe there? nope. hmmm...
     
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    Who needs a great mind, I just want a beautiful one. :badgrin:
     

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