Wednesday, September 14, 2005

[random][politics] If a man will begin with certainties...

If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties. - Sir Francis Bacon
This was served up to me by my personalized Google page yesterday morning - for me, it encapsulated perfectly many of the dynamics derailing our country today. The people in charge are all too certain; their followers are all too certain. Those of us more comfortable starting from a position of doubt are pretty much SOL these days...

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