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First Principles – Our Children Should Be Taught Our History

“Every child in America should be acquainted with his own country. He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice. As soon as he opens his lips, he should rehearse … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Dubious

She looked at me and told me it was obvious That the answers I  seek can be a little dubious She didn’t want to seem call me oblivious She’s kind that way and I’m not impervious But the answers I … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Learning People Is As Important As Learning From Books

Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them.  – Lord Chesterfield, statesman and writer (22 … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Continue

Despite stacks and stacks of dog-eared books Well principled gestures, words, even dirty looks The quest for this thing called wisdom goes on and on It sometimes leaves me thinking it’s a once upon A beginning of mankind’s most convincing … Continue reading

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First Principles: Every Child Should Be Taught National History

“Every child in America should be acquainted with his own country. He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice. As soon as he opens his lips, he should rehearse … Continue reading

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