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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

October 18, 2016: Women are persons!

October 18 in history (via Wikipedia)

1929 – The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council overrules the Supreme Court of Canada in Edwards v. Canada when it declares that women are considered "Persons" under Canadian law.

Without government, how would we have known what women are?

Birthday quotes

"We cannot safely assume that other people's minds work on the same principles as our own. All too often, others with whom we come in contact do not reason as we reason, or do not value the things we value, or are not interested in what interests us."

"Although intelligence tests are usually speed tests for the sake of convenience, it is debatable whether speed has any rightful place in the basic concept of intelligence."

Isabel Briggs Myers (October 18, 1897 – May 5, 1980

Happy Birthday Chuck Berry!

And Laura Nyro would be 69 today.

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