Day 78: March 19 – Learning Is The Eye Of The Mind

~ Corinthian Pillars in Ancient Corrinth



You must learn all things,

both the unwavering heart of well-rounded truth

and the opinions of mortals in which there is no true warranty.

But nevertheless you will learn these things too – how what they believe

would really have to be, traversing everything.

~ Parmenides 



Education….has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. 

~ G. M. Trevelyan, English Social History, 1944


What Happened

1314: Death of the last Grand Master of the Knight’s Templar, Jacques de Molay. He was burned on a stake.

1452: Frederick III is crowned in Rome. He became the longest reigning Holy Roman Emperor.

1853: Taiping Rebels in China make Nanjing their capital until 1864.

2003: Unites States under George W. Bush goes to war with Iraq.

2011: French Air force begins Foreign Military Intervention in Libya.

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