Wednesday, June 21, 2017 The Summer Solstice
[1834 - Cyrus McCormick patents his reaper]
With despair, true optimism begins: the optimism of the man who expects nothing, who knows he has no rights and nothing coming to him, who rejoices in counting on himself alone and in acting alone for the good of all. Jean-Paul Sartre, A propos de l'existentialisme: Mise au Point (Action, 29 December 1944).
[1947 - The First postwar Mille Miglia race begins in Brescia, Italy]
[1956 - Arthur Miller, playwright, defies House Committee on Un-American Activities,
Out of Body, Out of Mind.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be INSANE by those who could not hear the music. Friedrich Nietzsche
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