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First Principles: Peace Cannot Be Achieved Through Violence, It Can Only Be Attained Through Understanding

“Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson    

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First Principles: Learning Is Gained Through Ardor and Diligence, Not Chance

“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” – Abigail Adams    

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First Principles: The United States Will Continue Richly Blessed As Long As We Follow God

“No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and much to be regretted indeed would it be, were we to neglect the means and to depart from … Continue reading

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First Principles: Justice Is the End of Government and Civil Society

“Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit.” – James Madison, Federalist No. 51, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Risk Going Too Far

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.  – T.S. Elliot, in the Preface to Transit of Venus: Poems by Harry Crosby (1931)      

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