There was never a nation in the world that puts its whole trust in god. It is a statement made on insufficient evidence. Leaving out the gamblers, the burglars, and the plumbers, perhaps we do put our trust in god after a fashion. But after all, it is an overstatement.

An address on Education and citizenship given by Mark Twain

There was never…

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About makagutu

As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

11 thoughts on “There was never…

  1. john zande says:

    Can’t forget the plumbers!

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  2. aguywithoutboxers says:

    Remember the plumbers above all the rest! Let’s get our priorities in order! 🙂 Nice quote today, my friend!

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    • makagutu says:

      Indeed, I think the Congress that decided to include In god we trust in the your currency should have listened to Twain, they would have left it out.

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      • aguywithoutboxers says:

        Unfortunately, this country still languishes under the legacy of the early believers who emigrated here seeking religious freedom but left a tradition of intolerance instead. So much for the fairness of belief systems! Be safe, my friend!

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