Tag Archives: human nature

quotation: Human nature is above all things lazy. Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896)


Human nature is above all things lazy.

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) Discuss

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this day in the yesteryear: Michael Jackson’s Thriller Hits Shelves (1982)


Michael Jackson’s Thriller Hits Shelves (1982)

Michael Jackson’s second solo album, Thriller, propelled him to superstardom. Along with its title track, Thriller boasted such hits as “Beat It,” “Billie Jean,” “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’,” and “Human Nature.” Several of these songs were accompanied by music videos—then a new medium—and showcased Jackson’s iconic dance moves. The album sold more than 40 million copies and won a record-breaking eight Grammy Awards. What other titles were considered for the song “Thriller”? More… Discuss

Quotation: James Madison on Government as reflection of human nature


But what is Government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?

James Madison (1751-1836) Discuss