yes. happy new year.
random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
If learning does not teach us to love, we learn without understanding . . . By concentrating all our energies on temporal concerns we have builded an empire, moving each stone into place at terrific cost . . . We have paid a frightful price for our boasted success; for our strength has taught us to hate, our power to kill, and our thought to reason away our souls.