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Today, when I told the deaf patient I care for, who is an injured veteran of the gulf war, that I’ve read a lot of books and understand the brutality of war, he grabbed his notepad and wrote, “I believe your intentions are good, but all teachings from books are mere references. True knowledge is experience – in seeing the blood and hearing the cries with your own eyes and ears. Even the noblest of words about such events are only words, not knowledge.” MMT

#17343 (0) - Jan 20, 2013 by Kevin - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (561) - No, that made me sleepy. (37)


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