Words of wisdom

Accolades to Chief Technology Editor Warren True for his column about his Capitol stroll to the Washington monuments and for reminding us of the words of wisdom that inspire us engraved there (OGJ, Aug. 23, 1999, p. 23). But somewhere we went wrong; We forgot or ignored those words.Perhaps some other men of wisdom could inspire us to reflect on this. My two favorites are Samuel Gompers and Albert Einstein. Einstein says volumes about government and bureaucrats: "Those (the minds) that create the problem cannot find a solution." It explains why we get bad laws stacked upon bad laws, since it is the same mind that wrote the bad law and it has been trying to correct it ever since. Samuel Gom...

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