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Old 12-27-2016, 09:35 PM   #1
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Dec 28th, 2016: Wise Man

Thomas Sowell, is an academic, Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
He's published a couple books, one in it's 5th edition.



He is also an excellent amateur photographer.



But this is why I called him a wise man...
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Even the best things come to an end. After enjoying a quarter of a century of writing this column for Creators Syndicate, I have
decided to stop. Age 86 is well past the usual retirement age, so the question is not why I am quitting, but why I kept at it so long.

Being old-fashioned, I liked to know what the facts were before writing. That required not only a lot of research, it also required
keeping up with what was being said in the media. During a stay in Yosemite National Park last May, taking photos with a couple of
my buddies, there were four consecutive days without seeing a newspaper or a television news program — and it felt wonderful.
With the political news being so awful this year, it felt especially wonderful.

This made me decide to spend less time following politics and more time on my photography, adding more pictures to my website
Like I said, he's a very wise man
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Old 12-27-2016, 10:03 PM   #2
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