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"I never told my father how I really felt about our pinewood-derby adventure. He never knew that he had taught me an invaluable truth: It’s better to fail on your own than to take credit for another man’s success." Audio (3 min) and text by author/scout Greg Opelka https://www.wsj.com/articles/pinewood-derby-racing-fathers-day-lessons-car-boy-scouts-cubs-11655326263
â€œMy conscience is a product of the Ten Commandments, the Bill of Rights, the Boy Scout Oath and the Marine Corps Hymn,â€ the (President) Carter appointee said during his Senate confirmation hearing. â€œIf I had to follow my conscience or the law, I would follow my conscience.â€ Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Harry Pregerson who passed last week at age 94. http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-harry-pregerson-snap-story.html Profile: Choosing between the Law and His Conscience http://articles.latimes.com/1992-05-03/local/me-1882_1_harry-pregerson