Tag Archives: Certain

First Principles: Popular Government Cannot Flourish Without Virtue In the People

“It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people.” – Richard Henry Lee    

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First Principles: Nothing Impels Regard of Constituents As the Certainty of Participating In Their Burdens

“Nothing so strongly impels a man to regard the interests of his constituents, as the certainty of returning to the general mass of the people, from whence he was taken, where he must participate in their burdens.” – George Mason … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Hatred Hurts the Hater More Than Those Hated

“I feel fairly certain that my hatred harms me more than the people whom I hate.” – Max Frisch, architect, playwright, and novelist (15 May 1911-1991)      

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Sonnet For A Modern Love

This 27th day of Na/GloPoWriMo raises the bar to writing a sonnet.  They, whoever they is, say that sonnets are usually about romantic interests, dark ladies or distant men.  Okay!  I think I go this one.  But, I’m going to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Nothing Is Certain But Death and Taxes

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin (1789)      

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Thought For the Day: All That I Am, I Have Received From God

“I am certain in my heart that all that I am, I have received from God. –  Saint Patrick    

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We Who Would Be Gods

Some folks believe that we stand on the verge of a merger between man, machine and artificial intelligence.  They espouse this prerogative as a next step in the evolution of mankind.  Intriguing isn’t it?   Some easily evident pluses.  A … Continue reading

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Hope Over Fear

Based in part on 2 Peter 1:4: Hope Over Fear by Michael Romani Precious promises hold the key To the divine nature in you and me Each of these bringing comfort to our souls And in our worse moments, these … Continue reading

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Static Memories

Do you remember long ago when television station programming would end with snow and static on the screens?  This has less to do with that than the late night movies that would come on just before. Static Memories by Michael … Continue reading

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First Principles: Where There Is No Law, There Is No Liberty

“Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” – Benjamin Rush (1788)      

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