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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
American poet 1830-18860
The abdication of belief makes the behavior small - better an ignis fatuus than no illume at all.
The reality is that the media are probably the most powerful of all our institutions today and they, or rather we, too often are squandering our power and ignoring our obligations. The consequence of our abdication of responsibility is the ugly spectacle of idiot culture!