During colonial times in America, if you wanted to convince or inform people about some issue that you considered important, you went to the local printer and got some pamphlets printed. You then handed them out, read them to anybody that was interested, nailed them to the town bulletin board, or the nearest tree. The first amendment was specifically written to protect this type of activity and the writers or "pamphleteers".Who Links Here
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Sunday, August 05, 2007
Refdesk Thoughts of the Day:
"To live is so startling ..."
"To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."
"I am convinced that the best service..."
"I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit, and to mothball his opinions."
"Don’t tell me that man doesn’t belong out there..."
"Don’t tell me that man doesn’t belong out there. Man belongs wherever he wants to go - and he’ll do plenty well when he gets there."
-Wernher Von Braun
"When the history of guilt is written..."
"When the history of guilt is written, parents who refuse their children money will
be right up there in the Top Ten."
"In the United States, it is now possible for a person eighteen years of age..."
"In the United States, it is now possible for a person eighteen years of age, female
as well as male, to graduate from high school, college, or university without ever having cared for, or even held, a baby; without ever having comforted or assisted another human being who really needed help. . . . No society can long sustain itself unless its members have learned the sensitivities, motivations, and skills involved in assisting and caring for other human beings."