Skip to comments.Eight Blunders of the World
Posted on 05/22/2011 12:39:39 PM PDT by jongaltsr
The Eight Blunders of the World
· Pleasure without conscience · Wealth without work · Knowledge without character · Commerce without morality · Science without humanity · Worship without sacrifice · Politics without principle Rights without responsibilities.
(it appears that the last two are especially relevant in today's world - though all are relevant.
Oval Office with Obama.
Science without truth.
Is that a pirate Aye?
Ghandi’s seven sins:
Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Knowledge without character
Commerce without morality
Science without humility
Worship without sacrifice
Politics without principle
Fries without ketchup.
“Fries without ketchup.”
Ok, can we see the list again. I think I might have missed one. :)
Rock without Roll.
Frankie without Johnny.
Rolling Stones without Ian Stewart.
Eggs without bacon
Cornflake without the milk.
Anything without beer.
Wealth without work - Inheritance taxes? The government didn’t work for that money, either.
Pleasure without conscience - Pleasure without concomitant pain, the philosophy of the masochist.
Knowledge without character - Don’t forget ignorance without character, as seen in higher education.
Commerce without morality - This Note Is Legal Tender For All Debts, Public And Private. “Pecunia non olet” (”Money doesn’t stink” - Emperor Vespagian, when criticized over imposing a tax on a valuable commodity, human urine).
Science without humility - “I’ll just adjust these temperature statistics and it will prove Man Made Global Warming.” - James Hansen, GISS
Worship without sacrifice - “So what’s Israel compared to getting Obama re-elected?” - AIPAC
Politics without principle - see “dei Machiavelli, Niccolò di Bernardo.” (1469 - 1527).
Smith without Wesson.
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