Tag Archives: Commodity

Daily Prompt – Prey

She was a good mother, teaching her children well In the sense of cattiness and other cautionary tales She taught by example the importance of preying Long before supper in the fine art of the slaying It was a matter … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Conserve Truth As the Most Valuable Thing We Have

“Truth is the most valuable thing we have, so I try to conserve it.” – Mark Twain    

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First Principles: Flourishing Industry Is the True Wealth and Prosperity of Our Nation

“Industry is increased, commodities are multiplied, agriculture and manufacturers flourish: and herein consists the true wealth and prosperity of a state.” – Alexander Hamilton (1790)      

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Essays and English Traits – Emerson

On Sept. 9, 1832, Ralph Waldo Emerson retired from ministry.  But, he will never retire from the literary tradition and memory of Western Civilization.  Among his many famous essays is that which is called Nature. In 1836, Emerson set out in the … Continue reading

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