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Motivational Graphic, rethought as Uppity People vs. Cowed People. Uppity people read every day, plot, cultivate skill, produce knowledge, seek root causes of social problems, question authority, afflict the comfortable, comfort the afflicted, think critically, remember, strive for progress, and work with allies. Cowed people watch TV every day, react, stagnate, consume truth, blame individuals for social problems, obey authority, admire the comfortable, admonish the afflicted, react habitually, forget, make do, and go it alone.

Uppity People vs. Cowed People

At work the other day, I came across a bulletin board on which someone had posted the following “Successful People vs. Unsuccessful People” poster: Looking for its source, I eventually found the author, MaryEllen Tribby. It’s notable that MaryEllen Tribby is a business consultant.  Within

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Ben Franklin on Success and Peace

Getting out of bed in the morning is a war. Resting an extra 15 minutes is the best peace there is. There never was a good war or a bad peace, Mr. Franklin. Remember that.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!