Showing posts from October 22, 2018

Tuesday; October 23

Last weekend Jeane and I made a trip to Washington D. C.   What an incredible city filled with wonderful buildings and spaces – but, maybe the most impressive thing is the collection of knowledge contained in that city.  Many architects of the mind have their works on display there as well.  One of the places we visited was the Jefferson Memorial.  As I stood the rotunda, I was surrounded by words of a man who became the voice of a revolution of thought.  As I looked at Thomas Jefferson’s concepts I was intrigued by this one:  “I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions. But laws and institutions must go hand in hand with progress of the human mind as that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change.  With the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times.  We might as well require a man to wear still the coach which fitted him when a boy as c…