Saturday, April 8, 2017
[563 B.C.- Gautama Buddha born as Prince Siddhartha in Kapilvastu, Nepal]
[1892 - Mary Pickford (Gladys Louise Smith), Academy Award-winning actress, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada]
[1910 - George Francis 'Moose' Musso, Pro Football Hall of Fame guard, tackle,
born in Collinsville, Illinois]
[1912 - Sonja Henie, Olympic & world champion figure skater, actress, born in Oslo, Norway]
[1922 - Carmen Mercedes McRae, jazz singer, pianist, born in Harlem]
[1929 - Jacques Brel, singer, songwriter, actor, born in Schaarbeek, Belgium]
[1935 - Congress approves FDR Works Progress Administration (WPA) to relieve economic hardship of Depression]
[1945 - Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lutheran
theologian who defied Nazis, is hanged]
[1952 - President Truman enters a labor dispute; places steel plants under his control]
[1974 - Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth home run record with # 715]
[1981 - General Omar Bradley, first JCS Chairman, dies]
Free Will #2
Some aver it's God's gift to Humanity.
Many Skeptics argue it's but a Fallacy.
Others believe on strings we dance.
Still more claim we are ruled by Chance.
Surely, all do cause confusion.
Free Will's a Necessary Illusion.
Behave thou as if it doth exist,
But allow thy doubt to yet persist.
William's Whimsical Words:
Is free will like free lunch?
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