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Daily Thoughts for October 24, 2014

2014 October 24

Meteoric climbs to the top often stop abruptly and throw you back to where you came fron.  Be prepared to meet the same people again and again and you will win...forget that wisdom and you will be lost more times than not.

Last of the Free - History of Scotland

2014 October 23

At the dawn of the first millennia there was no Scotland or England. In the first episode of a series exploring the history of Scotland, Oliver reveals the mystery of how the Gaelic Scottish Kingdom Alba was born, and why its role in one of the greatest battles ever fought on British soil defined the shape of Britain in the modern era.


Daily Thoughts for October 23, 2014

2014 October 23

Powerful people seldom worry about what you think, but to rise that high they had to figure out what you would do if you were in power, too.  To skip over the work of another in order to rise above him or her is obviously a way to insure you will fall one day and not be able to count on them helping you up again.

Scotland's 5,000 Year Old Temple in Orkney

2014 October 22

Long before the Egyptians began building pyramids, Neolithic European man built a vast temple complex at the very north of Scotland.  Neil Oliver investigates the recent discovery of a 5,000-year-old temple in Orkney. The vast site lay undisturbed until now. Built 500 years before Stonehenge, the temple has triggered new thoughts about the beliefs of Neolithic people, turning the map of ancient Britain upside down.  So far there have been incredible finds, including the first ever discovery of Neolithic painted wall decorations and even the pigments and paint pots used by Stone Age artists.


Daily Thoughts for October 22, 2014

2014 October 22

Morose and moody people are surely the most likely to be malighned--most of the time...but what if they are right and all wise people should be concerned about what is going down now?

The Last Lecture of Randy Pausch

2014 October 21

We are re-viewing this inspirational speech by Dr. Randy Pausch given to his last class at Carnegie Mellon University in my hometown of Pittsburgh.  Here he is on the Oprah Winfrey Show.  His advice: "Don't complain, just work harder—you can choose to take your finite time and effort and spend it complaining,or you can spend it playing the game hard."