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  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    Fracking has been used for more than 60 years to successfully drill over a million oil and gas wells in the U.S. Nonetheless, the prevailing mythology on the radical left is that the technology is 'poisoning our children' by polluting the water we drink and the air we breathe.
  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist it's another nonconformist who does not conform to the prevailing standards of non-conformity.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    If you can once engage people's pride, love, pity, ambition (or whatever is their prevailing passion) on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
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    In a different era, I would have called myself a natural philosopher. All my life, I have enjoyed the reputation of being someone who disrupted prevailing ideas. Now that I'm in my 80th year, I can play on my age and provoke people even more.
    Source: New Scientist interview
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
    American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
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    It reflects a prevailing myth that production technology is no more amenable to human judgment or social interests than the laws of thermodynamics, atomic structure or biological inheritance.
  • Albion W. Small
    Albion W. Small
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    Modern sociology is virtually an attempt to take up the larger program of social analysis and interpretation which was implicit in Adam Smith's moral philosophy, but which was suppressed for a century by prevailing interest in the technique of the production of wealth.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    One of the prevailing sources of misery and crime is in the generally accepted assumption, that because things have been wrong a long time, it is impossible they will ever be right.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together yield themselves up when taken little by little.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Prayerless people cut themselves off from God's peace and from his prevailing power, and a common result is that they feel overwhelmed, overrun, beaten down, pushed around, and defeated by a world operating with a take-no-prisoners approach.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    That which corrodes the souls of the persecuted is the monstrous inner agreement with the prevailing prejudice against them.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    The open frontier, the hardships of homesteading from scratch, the wealth of natural resources, the whole vast challenge of a continent waiting to be exploited, combined to produce a prevailing materialism and an American drive bent as much, if not more, on money, property, and power than was true of the Old World from which we had fled.
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