What Do the Numbers 4, 50, and 20 Have In Common?
Every weekday morning at around 7:12 on Y-105FM, I give you Today By the Numbers, three quick things you should know for the day. And now, we've kicked it up a notch by adding the Today By the Numbers Quiz so you can win lunch for two at Subway!
50 - It's been fifty years since Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Some MLK Jr quotes that always get me thinking...
Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals.
Compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring.
I contend that the cry of "Black Power" is, at bottom, a reaction to the reluctance of white power to make the kind of changes necessary to make justice a reality for the Negro. I think that we've got to see that a riot is the language of the unheard. And, what is it that America has failed to hear? It has failed to hear that the economic plight of the Negro poor has worsened over the last few years.
4 – Four is the number of servings of pasta you should have each week to help you lose weight. That sounds kinda goofy, but it’s from someone’s research, so CARBS IT IS!
And the Today by the Numbers Quiz:
20 - 20% of parents have been caught by their kids doing _____?
Answer: Doing the ol' hibbity-dibbity, having a tickle fight, gettin' romantic. The best thing parents said to explain it to their kids? "We were searching for magic treasure." Which isn't at all a lie, right?
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