Thursday July 22nd 2010

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Thought for the Day

“Men fear death
as children fear to go in the dark;
and as that natural fear in children
is increased with tales,
so is the other.”

~ Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon*Francis Bacon

Born 22 January 1561 London, England
Died 9 April 1626 (aged 65) Highgate, England

English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific revolution.

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