Monthly Archives: December 2017

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Bliss

If you asked me to, in a few words, describe bliss There’s no doubt in my mind it would be just as this Any further words can only serve to take this away Though if I could I would find … Continue reading

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First Principles: Political Conversion Is Best Done Through Persuasion

“In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 1, 1787 Federalist No. 1 may be read … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Battle To Be Yourself Is the Hardest, Best Battle Fought

“To be nobody but myself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.” – … Continue reading

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Ever Increasing Joy

  Ever Increasing Joy by Michael Romani Living in an Age of Materiality If you don’ have this or that You’re relegate to marginality Or at least it’s how we act But the truth is that we need Is to … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: A Classical Crossover Christmas

Between my computer’s keyboard having issues and being busy with all the hectic days of Christmas activities, we have been a little busy and not as productive in our number of posts as usual.  Still, I have tried to post … Continue reading

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Christmastide (12 Days of Christmas)

Christmastide (The Twelve Days of Christmas) by Michael Romani Now are the days of Christmastide These twelve days of mirth without mischief Lead in a path of symbolic gifts To the day the wise men visited That most sacred of … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Silent

Maybe it’s just that time of year When memories roll around I close my eyes and I’m there Still marveling at what I found Raining down in frozen white Alone in my thoughts that silent night Thinking that just once … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Must Be Equal Before the Law or Equally Enslaved

“In republican governments, men are all equal; equal they are also in despotic governments: in the former, because they are everything; in the latter, because they are nothing.” – Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755)    

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The Proof Is In The Evidence

“What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof.” – Christopher Hitchens, author and journalist (13 Apr 1949-2011)   Even a wide awake drunk is right sometimes… 😉      

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Refractive Lens

Refractive Lens by Michael Romani Each story that we weave Rather story or verse We come to believe As its own hermetic universe The hows and the whys That define our fiction As we half realize Our best depiction Can … Continue reading

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