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quotation: If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. H.G. Wells


If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.

H.G. Wells (1866-1946) Discuss

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Just a thought: “War brings more war…Never peace, never the illusion of peace!”


Just a thought: “War brings more war…Never peace, never the illusion of peace!

Today’s Quotation: Oscar Wilde: on War Fascination- Wicked versus Vulgar


 

As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Discuss 

 

FALSE DOORS


False Doors

Many ancient Egyptian tombs contain a false door facing west—toward the land of the dead. Made of stone or wood, these doors do not open, as they were designed for the use of the departed, who were said to be able to pass through them. Nested door jambs were used to give the doors an illusion of depth. The living would lay gifts to the dead in front of the doors, which were often decorated with depictions of the tomb’s owner receiving the offerings. Why did some tombs have two false doors? More… Discuss