'Treasure Island' Tagged Posts

'Treasure Island' Tagged Posts

LIFE’S LOOSE ENDS

Alexander the Great conquered Persia, but broke down and wept because his troops were too tired to push on to India. Hugo Grotius, the father of international law, said at the end of his life:  “I have accomplished nothing worthwhile in my life.” John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States, wrote in his diary:  “My life has been spent in vain and idle…

TAKE IT TO HEART!

Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury wrote a book back in the 50’s called Fahrenheit 451.  The movie by the same name came out in the 60’s. The title presumably has to do with the temperature at which books burn.  Youngsters, tired of school, may make sour jokes about burning books.  But Fahrenheit 451 is no joke.  Evil men such as Hitler did burn books. These people in…