Posts Tagged 'Daniel Boorstin'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/31/21

Buenos Aires Times | The Age of the Human Pseudo-Event

When the gods wish to punish us, they make us believe our own advertising.”   —   Daniel Boorstin

(Which is one reason why I don’t subscribe to any religion.  I like thinking for myself . . . and questioning authority.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Happy Birthday Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul and Mary!

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/23/15

English: Two rescued Golden Retrievers

English: Two rescued Golden Retrievers (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.”   —   Daniel Boorstin

(I’m sure under normal conditions I’d find this amusing.  But, my sweet Ginger girl very unexpectedly took ill last evening, and died early this morning.  We are all in a state of shock and extremely heartbroken.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/18/11

American cultural icons, apple pie, baseball, ...

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When the gods wish to punish us, they make us believe our own advertising.”   —   Daniel Boorstin

(We must’ve really made those Mo-Fos angry then!  The manufactured “truth” that we’re constantly being fed seems to be much more palatable to far too many Americans, these days.  It’s comfort food.  It satisfies the taste buds and fills us up, but the nutritional content is highly questionable.  And, in the end it just makes us fat, lazy and not all that bright.)   —   YUR

(Tough) Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/03/10

Librarian of Congress Daniel Boorstin

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Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.”  — Daniel Boorstin

(This is a man who should be widely read.)   —   YUR


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