June 14: Work

June 14

Wealth flows from energy and ideas.
~William Feather

Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night.
~Marian Wright Edelman

In all labor there is profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
~Proverbs 14:23


June 14: Writers


It would be no reproach to a philosopher, that he knew the future better than the past, or even than the present. It is better worth knowing.
~Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist, “Thomas Carlyle and His Works” (1847), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 348, Houghton Mifflin (1906)

My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.
~Charles F. Kettering, quoted in “Thoughts on the Business of Life,” Forbes, 62, 34. Reviews Forbes Inc., 1948

How reliable is the source of the claim?
Does the source make similar claims?
Have the claims been verified by somebody else?
Does this fit with the way the world works?
Has anyone tried to disprove the claim?
Where does the preponderance of evidence point?
Is the claimant playing by the rules of science?
Is the claimant providing positive evidence?
Does the new theory account for as many phenomena as the old theory?
Are personal beliefs driving the claim?
~Michael Shermer, Publisher of Skeptic magazine, lays out a “Baloney Detection Kit” — ten questions we should ask when encountering a claim

No DNC Reward as to Seth Rich Murderer

George Webb has the real story as to what happened to Seth Rich. Also how Donna Brazile, Awan Bros. and Wasserman-Schultz are involved.