life by argument and disputation....There must be
confrontation and opposition, in order that sparks
must be kindled.
produce any clarity.... Even if all were agreed on
an essential proposition, it would be essential to
give an ear to the one person who does not. "
Mind is made up. Facts, stats, logic, sermons, data don't
make no never minding. Bias, belief, homeland security,
prejudice & convictions: secure & impenetrable A mighty
fortress. Couldn't change it if I wanted to. Beyond me.
Unlike Henry David Thoreau: I myself would walk across
the street to save the world. But that's just me.