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A New Nation Born Pt II

The American story series continues… A New Nation Born Pt II by Michael Doyle In the haphazard wake of 1776 There were so many constructs to fix The ancients had always taught Only a smallish sized republic should be sought … Continue reading

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Leaving Yesterdays Behind

What matters profit if it has cost your soul? Leaving Yesterdays Behind by Michael Doyle What it is that seems fit Is often enough a matter Devoted entirely to profit All other arguments shatter The implication is clear That neither … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Argument Established By Noise and Command Shows Weakness In Reason

“He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak.” – Michel De Montaigne, essayist (28 Feb 1533-1592)    

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Walking Talk of Talking Walk

Some say that a nice walk is the best time and way to observe, think and observe.  I see the point of this.  For me, it use to be to go on a nice 10-15 mile run.   Those days … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Argument of Tyrants Is the Necessity Behind Infringing Human Freedom

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.” – William Pitt, British prime minister (28 May 1759-1806)    

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The Greatest of All Time

Often in discussing sports and things, people talk in terms of who is the greatest of all time.  That’s never made much sense to me.  We can never know who is up and coming for example as to why… The … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 7: Backsliding Blues

Having to backtrack just a little bit to keep up with the site’s challenges.  I will admit that I have found this year’s challenges more than a little weird.  I don’t do weird very well.  But, I guess that makes … Continue reading

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