Joshua Richardson
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Joshua Richardson updated their profile
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Fred S Davenport, Jr left a comment for Joshua Richardson
"Welcome, Joshua!"
Jun 26, 2013
Joshua Richardson is now a member of Art of Manliness
Jun 26, 2013

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Website
http://fortitudine.blogspot.com
Interests
Politics, economics, my family, traveling.
Books
John Adams, Les Miserables, My Grandfather's Son, The Book Thief, The Chosen, Mere Christianity, Little Britches, Carry On Mr. Bowditch, Ender's Game, Emma, The Intelligent Investor, Basic Economics (Thomas Sowell), The Graveyard Book, The Hitchhiker's Guide series, A Disciple's Life, The Magician: Apprentice series, The FairTax Book, The Future for Investors, What Social Classes Owe Each Other, Donbas, The Happiness Advantage, Calvin and Hobbes, The Essays of Warren Buffet, The Constitution, the Bone series (graphic novel), As a Man Thinketh, C.S. Lewis: The Man and His Message, Cheaper by the Dozen, The Law (Bastiat), Economic Harmonies (Bastiat), The Way of Kings, Elantris, Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire, Moving In His Majesty and Power, Bonds That Make Us Free, Common Stocks Uncommon Profits, Libertarianism: A Primer, Orthodoxy (Chesterton), A Jane Austen Education, Mathematicians Are People Too, Much Ado About Nothing, Heart of a Shepherd, The Right to Make a Living, Life Without Lawyers, The Mainspring of Human Progress, The Lonesome Gods, Alas Babylon, Good to Great,
Movies
Fiddler on the Roof, Frequency, Galaxy Quest, Field of Dreams, Bourne trilogy, The King and I, Lord of the Rings, Emma (Paltrow and the recent BBC version), Inception, Les Miserables (Liam Neeson), Miracle, Music and Lyrics, National Treasure, Sense and Sensibility, Dr. Horrible's Sing-a-Long Blog, Singing in the Rain, Spiderman 2, The Blind Side, The Greatest Game Ever Played, The Rookie, October Sky, Apollo 13, TV: Seinfeld, Foyle's War, Law & Order, Everybody Loves Raymond, Firefly, The Office
Music
Jesse Cook, Matchbox 20, Counting Crows, The Cranberries, Oingo Boingo, Randy Travis, The Beach Boys, The Proclaimers, Rascal Flatts, Les Miserables, Michael Buble, Guns N' Roses, Mana, Josh Turner, Coldplay, The Four Seasons, Jodee Messina, The Cars, They Might Be Giants, Luciano Pavarotti
Quote
"Better than certainty is to have the courage of ambivalence–except I'm not sure about it." - Josh Greenfeld

" Hello, I'm Leonard Nimoy. The following tale of alien encounters is true. And by true, I mean false. They're all lies but they are entertaining lies. And in the end, isn't that the real truth? The answer... is No "
- Leonard Nimoy (The Simpsons)

"But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint." - Edmund Burke

"Everyone carries a part of society on his shoulders; no one is relieved of his share of responsibility by others. And no one can find a safe way out for himself if society is sweeping toward destruction. Therefore, everyone, in his own interests, must thrust himself vigorously into the intellectual battle. None can stand aside with unconcern; the interest of everyone hangs on the result. Whether he chooses or not, every man is drawn into the great historical struggle, the decisive battle into which our epoch has plunged us." - Ludwig von Mises

"We sleep peaceably in our beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on our behalf." - George Orwell

"I love deadlines. I like the sound they make as they fly by." - Douglas Adams

"Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible -- the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family." - Virginia Satir

“Charity means pardoning what is unpardonable, or it is no virtue at all. Hope means hoping when things are hopeless, or it is no virtue at all. And faith means believing the incredible, or it is no virtue at all.” - G.K. Chesterton, “The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton, p. 125

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At 1:42pm on June 26, 2013, Fred S Davenport, Jr said…

Welcome, Joshua!

 
 
 

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Sir replied to Max Z's discussion Not enlightened enough...
"What topics are you curious about?"
1 hour ago
Shane replied to Sir's discussion US Presidential primaries in the group The Great Debate
"The Libertarian debate last night sewed up the 5yo, heroin using, blind driving, demographic. http://www.c-span.org/video/?409916-1/libertarian-party-holds-presidential-debate&live"
1 hour ago
Shane replied to Sir's discussion US Presidential primaries in the group The Great Debate
"If true, and at the candidate's behest, rather blunts some of Trumps supposed financial purity claims. I suppose if you didn't watch the first debate that might be something. My only comment. What happened to the Donald Trump, who was…"
1 hour ago
David R. replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
""Rancho de las Putas" = "Ranch of Whores."  ;) Sometimes it is quite humorous when an innocent word in one language is a bad word in another language.  Example: "penne" is a type of pasta in Italian, but…"
1 hour ago
Native Son replied to Joshua's discussion My "I'm going to lose weight" thread
"I figure the OP will post when he feels he has something worth posting. "
2 hours ago
Jack Bauer replied to Max Z's discussion Not enlightened enough...
"You feel less enlightened than others because you are less enlightened than others.  Because they've put in the time and educated themselves, and you won't.  There's not going to be a solution to that problem that…"
3 hours ago
Native Son replied to Sir's discussion US Presidential primaries in the group The Great Debate
"Business Insider is copying a Washington Examiner item about Trump's campaign finances.  Having made a huge deal out of paying his own way in the primary campaigns, it appears that his campaign people are making a pitch to get public money…"
5 hours ago
Native Son replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
"Spanish semi-translation.  Native phrase "Colijolmanoc" phonetically rendered as "Carne Humana."  Formally and legally the name of a Mexican Land Grant in Northern California. Yep.  Ranch of the Human Flesh.…"
5 hours ago

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