Thursday, September 21, 2017

A LIST OF MY GREAT FRIENDS


When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.                                                       
                                                                     Japanese Proverb 
                                                                     
Oh Yes, may I say if I continue to be an unclear character on 
these pages, please look at the friends that I  gradually developed 
down through the years after I got expelled out of La Salle high 
school at the age of 13: Bertrand Russell, Will Durant, Robert G. Ingersoll, Carl Sagan, George H. Smith, Jean Meslier, Jose Rizal, 
Richard Dawkins,  Mark Twain,  Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, 
Thomas Paine, Madlyn Murray O'Hair, H.L. Mencken, Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, Joseph McCabe, Karl Marx, Ellen Johnson, Carl Jung,
 friedrich Nietzche, Albert Camus, Thomas Jefferson, Ernest Hemmingway, Stephen Hawking, Clarence Darrow, Charlie Chaplin, Noam Chomsky, George Carlin, Isaac Asimov, Walt Whitman, Lee Carter, John Shelby Spong, Socrates, Hypatia, and more, many 
many many more. The great men and great women in world history
who have had the intellectual courage to put more beauty into this world where frightened little men and frightened little women have 
put only horrors of childish beliefs and silly values such as the pursuit not of veracity, but only of money if not more mendacity! 

If there were life after death, these are the great men and great women I'd like to meet first and foremost to thank them for having written books for me to read and to study.  - - - Poch Suzara

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