Frank Sinatra, God and Playboy

It was 1963. The height of the Cold War was upon the United States of America, and journalist Joe Hyams was interviewing Frank Sinatra. Hyams: Do you believe in God? Sinatra: Well, that’ll do for openers. I think I can sum up my religious feelings in a couple of paragraphs. First: I believe in you […]

Who Is More Humble?

“Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved?”  ― Carl Sagan

Mystery of the Quot-ient

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing — Socrates Socrates’ words mirror a certain thought pattern of famous philosophers and intellectuals who have helped the common man seek knowledge and tranquility over many centuries. For instance, this Socrates gem distinguishes knowledge as a form of learning, and as more knowledge is […]