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First Principles: Man Without Reason Is Like A Ship Without A Rudder

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind.” — Thomas Jefferson (1822)        

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…And the Greatest of These

…And the Greatest of These by Michael Romani Ten lords leaped without much of a look To the lessons of love from the Holy Book In a new form of math where ten became two The complexities were broken down … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Good Foreign Policy Begins With Good Government At Home

“Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.” – William Ewart Gladstone, British prime minister (29 Dec 1809-1898) Thinking on this and bringing it to its modern conclusion, my question is do we find American citizens … Continue reading

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December 6th, 2014

A blast from the past about a magical day spent with my princesses of whom I love more than life and always will.  True blessings they are.. now it’s my job to live up to the trust God has given … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: The Chemical Brothers – Dig Your Own Hole

The Chemical Brothers originated in  1989 Manchester and consists of the English electronic music duo Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons.  They are among the pioneers that brought the big beat to the forefront of pop music and culture. Dig Your … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Music Makes Us All A Little Immortal

“When I hear music, I fear no danger.  I am invulnerable.   I see no foe.  I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” – Henry David Thoreau This post dedicated to a blogger who made me … Continue reading

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Egyptian Dawn

Egyptian Dawn by Michael Romani Mercury drips Leading to madness Shake of her hips Only leads to sadness Death Is not the end Evil held down To where it was meant to descend Out of time Out of place A … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Miles Davis – Live Evil

Released on November 17, 1971, Live Evil is a mix of live and studio recordings by American Jazz musician Miles Davis.  Part of this album consisted of edited, lengthy jams in a Fusion/ jazz-rock style from a concert at the Cellar … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Progress of Geology – Charles Lyell

Sir Charles Lyell lived from November 14, 1797 to February 22, 1875 and was a Scottish geologist who popularized the work of James Hutton.  His best known work The Progress of Geology presented uniformitarianism.  This is the theory that the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Ruin of Many Nations Comes Through Unjust Favoritism

“History affords us many instances of the ruin of states, by the prosecution of measures ill suited to the temper and genius of their people. The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice … Continue reading

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