The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match-up.
To find yourself, think for yourself. – Socrates
Oh the places you’ll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all. – Dr.Suess
You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves. – President Abraham Lincoln
This week’s winning essay, Bookworm Room’s Self-reliance — the all-American virtue, is her fascinating look at an old fashioned, long ingrained American virtue and tradition… and the attempts to undermine it.
The custom each week is to entice you with a slice of the winning article. This week, In spite of my best efforts, I keep getting a database error message when attempting to access Bookworm’s site. Such things are normally temporary, so the upside is that you will have no reason not to go to the link and read her entire essay! Highly recommended.