Grow in the Open Air

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“Here is the test of wisdom,
Wisdom is not finally tested in schools,
Wisdom cannot be pass’d from one having it to another not having it,
Wisdom is of the soul, is not susceptible of proof, is its own proof,
Applies to all stages and objects and qualities and is content,
Is the certainty of the reality and immortality of things, and the excellence of things;
Something there is in the float of the sight of things that provokes it out of the soul.

Now I re-examine philosophies and religions,
They may prove well in lecture-rooms, yet not prove at all under the spacious clouds and along the landscape and flowing currents.”

Get out, travel, earn your wisdom, ignore lecture-room philosophy and religion…

Live life. It’s later than you think.

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About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly
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