There is, sometimes, great wisdom in old movies


There’s wisdom in older generations, too. Take this fellow, for example: He died in 1955, but he knew lots of fairly interesting and important stuff.


In this twenty-five second clip, for example, there is truth that might have saved America from a great deal of unnecessary suffering and trials — to say nothing of saving a whole lot of money:


My thanks to David Wills for bringing it to my attention.



"ISIS opens new front in Egypt"
His most famous line from the 1964 Republican convention in San Francisco
"The science of sleeping in, and why you probably shouldn't"
On California today