Sunday, 30 January 2011

Thought for the day

Our thought for this Sunday morning comes from the Pre-Socratic philosopher Xenophanes of Colophon (570-475BC), who first voiced this insight piece of post-prandial wisdom:

_Quote Among men he is to be praised who after drinking produces noble thoughts . . . “

3 comments:

  1. Sorry, off topic, but suggestion for posting to your blog? Cool video visualization of Obama "budget cuts":

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yk_jToBbpWU

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  2. the drunken watchman4 Feb 2011, 18:29:00

    how prescient!

    how could this dude have known about Waikato 2500 years ago!?

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  3. I see what you mean: you're referring of course to his notion that "the first principle and basic nature of all things is water . . . "

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