Monthly Archives: August 2018

First Principles: It is Our Duty To Resist Wrongful Force Exerted For Bad Purposes

“Has force, exerted for the purposes of malevolance, a right to command? Can it impose an obligation to obey? No. Resistance to such force is a right, and, if resistance can prove effectual, it is a duty also.” – James … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The First Duty of An Educator Is To Teach That Life Must Unfold Freely

“To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself, that is the first duty of the educator.” – Maria Montessori, educator (31 Aug 1870-1952)        

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Thought For the Day: Freedom Is Never More Than One Generation Away From Extinction

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” – Ronald Reagan          

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First Principles: No Constitution Can Stand Alone Against Boundless Ambition and Corrupted Morals

“No compact among men … can be pronounced everlasting and inviolable, and … no mound of parchment can be so formed as to stand against the sweeping torrent of boundless ambition on the one side, aided by the sapping current … Continue reading

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At the Foot of the Cross

1 Peter 4:1-2 At the Foot of the Cross by Michael Romani All who desire and strive to live A Godly life will face persecution It’s in this life that all will give The Bible speaks this with elocution Throwing … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Suffer

Life hides deep behind the buffer Of all that comes to make us suffer In that corner of welled tears In the numbered days of years That pass as we learn not to cry Or perhaps we’ve just run dry … Continue reading

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First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)    

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Thought For the Day: Humans Should be Judged On Their Character And Not the Color of Their Skin

“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.’ … I have a dream that … Continue reading

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Perfect We

A blank verse look at being certain about the uncertain… Perfect We by Michael Romani In a harvest of sentiment I find my predicament How can a man know the future? Some say that you can’t But, then I want … Continue reading

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Playing Along

Play should not be underestimated as to it’s influence on the development of our children: Playing Along by Michael Romani To this quiet rebel’s mind No child should be left behind Each child should be encouraged to play And each … Continue reading

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