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Who wrote the lines of poetry "quoted" by Lincoln at the Soldiers' Home?
02-01-2016, 12:50 PM (This post was last modified: 02-01-2016 12:57 PM by ELCore.)
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RE: Who wrote the lines of poetry "quoted" by Lincoln at the Soldiers' Home?
(01-31-2016 12:05 AM)David Lockmiller Wrote:  General James Grant Wilson informed Lincoln that Scottish poet William Knox was the author.

Thanks. I couldn't remember the general's name (there were O so many generals, weren't there?) and didn't feel like trying to look it up.

(01-30-2016 09:26 PM)David Lockmiller Wrote:  There was also the prophesy of Arificial Intelligence from the first Terminator movie (1984) with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

There is a much older movie (and even older story) about self-aware machines, Colossus: The Forbin Project, from 1970, which I saw on TV many, many years ago.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colossus%3...in_Project

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RE: Who wrote the lines of poetry "quoted" by Lincoln at the Soldiers' Home? - ELCore - 02-01-2016 12:50 PM

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