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Thought For the Day: I Believe the Greatest Gift I Can Conceive of Having From Anyone Is To Be Seen, Heard, Understood, and Touched By Them

“I believe the greatest gift I can conceive of having from anyone is to be seen, heard, understood, and touched by them. The greatest gift I can give is to see, hear, understand, and touch another person.” -Virginia Satir, psychotherapist … Continue reading

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Is Reverence So Alien?

Is Reverence So Alien?by Michael DoyleAnd there it is againStated with righteous persistenceTrust is the necessary bondBehind peaceful coexistenceToo may ills bleed from greedArising in forms of aggressionPeace is easy enough to heedWhere love answers the questionsConflict splinters away all … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Anyone Who Wishes To Become A Good Writer Should Endeavor, Before He (Or She) Allows Himself/Herself To Be Tempted By the More Showy Qualities, To Be Direct, Simple, Brief, Vigorous and Lucid

“Anyone who wishes to become a good writer should endeavour, before he allows himself to be tempted by the more showy qualities, to be direct, simple, brief, vigorous, and lucid.” – H.W. Fowler, lexicographer (10 Mar 1858-1933)

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Thought For the Day: Anyone Can Be Passionate, But It Takes Real Lovers To Be Silly

“Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.” – Rose Franken, author and playwright (28 Dec 1895-1988)

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Theatrical Dawg Bones Thrown

However much the director whines that he’s only got 2 1/2 hours to present his hip hop distortions of American history and however much he manages to make his errors rhyme and dance match the music’s time, I don’t appreciate … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Wrong For Anyone, Anywhere To Believe In Anything Absent Sufficient Evidence

“It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.” – William Kingdon Clifford, mathematician and philosopher (4 May 1845-1879) It takes a strong contrarian to look at all the impossibilities of life on our planet, … Continue reading

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Bestest Friend

I was watching a bit heralding the advent of computers and all that has happened in so short a time.   It’s true and it’s fascinating.  But how long do you think it took me to think of the flipside?  … Continue reading

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First Principles: Let No One Pretend American Patriotism Who Would Attempt To Remove Christianity From Politics

“Do not let anyone claim tribute of American patriotism if they even attempt to remove religion from politics.” – George Washington      

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Thought For the Day: Be Yourself

“Be yourself — it’s the one thing you can do better than anyone else.” – Ethel Merman      

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Thought For the Day: Whether Prince or Pauper, All Are Prone To Abuse Power If Not Guided By Love of Truth and Virtue

“Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.” – Jean de la Fontaine, poet and fabulist (8 Jul … Continue reading

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