Quote of the Day: Bertrand Russell on What the World Needs Now

The following was spoken by Bertrand Russell in a lecture he gave on March 6, 1927. It seems in need of being said again today: “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” (from Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays, 1957, p. 23).

This is also quite good:

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As is this:

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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