““Experts in ancient Greek culture say that people back then didn’t see their thoughts as belonging to them. When ancient Greeks had a thought, it occurred to them as a god or goddess giving an order. Apollo was telling them to be brave. Athena was telling them to fall in love.
Now people hear a commercial for sour cream potato chips and rush out to buy, but now they call this free will.
At least the ancient Greeks were being honest.””
“[Indeed, pop culture expert Robert Thompson, head of Syracuse University's Center for the Study of Popular Television, calls it not just one of the best TV shows in history but] among the best comic American art of any medium, ... Peanuts.”
“We're essentially seeing people forced into refugee status. The experts say the major thing in preventing recidivism is to allow offenders to rebuild their lives, put down roots. But because of feel-good, poorly-thought-out, knee-jerk reactions by politicians, the effect is to increase recidivism.”
“We have on staff people who are experts in religious and cultural matters. We meet with a wide variety of people to get their input. Most of the people we meet with overseas don't want or need compensation, they want a dialogue.”
“People with arthritis are not meeting physical activity recommendations made at the federal level and by experts in the arthritis field. That's not good, because we know that being more active is beneficial for arthritis.”