[Ads-l] post-rational

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 7 00:48:49 UTC 2015


Ho ho!  I detect the irony of one who knows history *and* politics.

JL

On Sun, Sep 6, 2015 at 7:43 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Sun, Sep 6, 2015 at 7:22 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> > "[P]erhaps the United States has crossed over into a post-rational
> society
> > that cares little about facts and reality or serious policy ideas and
> > respectful debate, but rather is a nation moved by anger and ridicule,
> fear
> > and nationalism."
> >
>
> That's a nightmarish thought!
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>
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> -Wilson
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> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> -Mark Twain
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