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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

How do you define progress?

Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
H. L. Mencken

Sen. Lillian DeHaven: If a cannibal used a knife and fork, would you call that progress?
Movie~G.I. Jane

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and ... when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.'
Letter from Birmingham Jail' in Why We Can't Wait 1963
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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