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don_socalJune 17, 2013

People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
Isaac Asimov

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Isaac Asimov

Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.
Isaac Asimov

It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Isaac Asimov

Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.
Isaac Asimov

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lilosophie

He was a wise man, #2 and the last one realy resonate with me.

    Bookmark   June 18, 2013 at 9:11AM
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mawheel

I agree; most of the world is incompetent! The last one puzzles me a little bit, though. Don't morals and doing what's right go hand in hand?

    Bookmark   June 18, 2013 at 10:03AM
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anneliese_32(6)

They should, but unfortunately often don't.
See the treatment of leppers, aids patients and other upstanding citizens who are still treated as outcasts by some oh so moral people.

    Bookmark   June 18, 2013 at 7:28PM
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west_gardener

I like #1. Been on both sides of that quote,

    Bookmark   June 18, 2013 at 7:48PM
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