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Warren Buffet

On February 3, 2012 By

Known for his frugal and unpretentious lifestyle, Warren Buffet was named by Forbes Magazine as the richest person in the world on March 8th, 2008. He has an estimated net worth of approximately 62 billion dollars.  As CEO and the main stockholder of the investment firm Berkshire Hathaway, he only makes a […]

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Rita Mae Brown

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Rita Mae Brown, a prolific American author of mysteries and other novels, poetry, screen plays and non-fiction, is also know as a women’s rights spokesperson, feminist, gay and lesbian activist as well as a fox hunting and polo enthusiast. Although she was expelled from the University of Florida in the 1960’s for […]

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“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

– William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)

The best teachers that I have studied under in many diverse subject areas, as well as my current music teachers, are the ‘fire-lighting’ kind. They teach by inspiring. Enthusiastically revealing knowledge as the most exciting of […]

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Temple Grandin

On February 2, 2012 By

Temple Grandin is a professor at Colorado State University and a professional designer of humane livestock facilities. She is a leading expert on the humane treatment of livestock handling. Grandin has said, “I think using animals for food is an ethical thing to do, but we’ve got to do it right. We’ve got […]

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Rupert Murdoch

On February 2, 2012 By

Rupert Murdoch, (1931) is a well-known global media executive. In recent years he has been investing in satellite television, film and the Internet.

“The Internet has been the most fundamental change during my lifetime and for hundreds of years. Someone the other day said, ‘It’s the biggest thing since Gutenberg’, and then someone else […]

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