The Big Oak, located in Thomasville, Georgia is a live oak dating back to about 1680, and is one of the largest of its kind East of the Mississippi River. (from here (en.wikipedia.org))
The green reed which bends in the wind is stronger than the mighty oak which breaks in a storm.” ― Confucius (from here (goodreads.com))
Insanitybytes22 has an interesting post about the perception of Truth, “Chacun voit midi à sa porte?” (insanitybytes2.wordpress.com). She takes a post by Douglas Wilson, The Truth Outside the Feels (dougwils.com), and she attempts to rip apart the central theme. Am I going to get in the middle? Well, to some extent. Consider this excerpt from Insanitybytes22’s post.
“To stand tall and fast like an oak tree” is actually an old medieval joke, a bit of satire. What is the very first tree to break under the weight of the wind? The mighty…
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