"No great advance has ever been made
in science, politics, or religion,
without controversy."
by:
Lyman Beecher
(1775-1863) American Presbyterian minister, and the father of 13 children, many of whom became noted figures, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Ward Beecher, Charles Beecher, Edward Beecher, Isabella Beecher Hooker, Catharine Beecher, and Thomas K. Beecher
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Life Thoughts, 1858
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There is probably an exception to the rule, but generally speaking . . . Digression can make the same claim - with one of the exceptions being the frog's warming pot.
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    I'll give it four as he had two right HAPPY HOLIDAYS
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    So there is hope for us here at liberty-tree since we are always controverting each other. Made 2009 will be the year of our great advance on liberty-tree. Which two Robert? Controversy results in catharsis and paradiginm (sic) shift.
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    Absolutely. That is the nature of the process of Liberation.
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     -- Jim K, Austin      
     
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