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On the Influence of Mass and Social Media

Mass Media Shaping of Culture and Perceptions of Self, Others and the World:             Where once Gutenberg’s printing press led the way in shaping the world, the driving technology in the modern world is mass media in its many and … Continue reading

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Attached In Meaning

Attached In Meaningby Michael DoyleWords are mainly symbolsSomething that vaguely resemblesAn agreement between we human beingsAs to what it is that we are meaningWe need a little less of the dictionaryAs we each act out our own PictionaryOf all that … Continue reading

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When Children Speak

When our children speak, we should listen.  We never know what we might learn?  If nothing else how they see the world.  And I can think of no greater gift than understanding the world through the eyes and hearts of … Continue reading

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Tribalisms of Empathy

Society’s kindness has gone markedly down as we tend to polarize and communicate online via social media more.   It’s sort of sparking a lot of interest, particularly in these times of social isolation,  in getting folks to begin dialoging … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Primary Object Should Be the Education of Our Youth In the Science of Government

“A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing… than … communicating it to those who are to … Continue reading

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A Humble Path Past Conflict

Part of living a life with more gratitude might include less fight and conflict and greater humility.  Poem #2 for this season of thankfulness: A Humble Path Past Conflict by Michael Romani With gratitude not as demanding Toward the God … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Listen Well Is As Powerful As To Talk Well

“To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.” – John Marshall      

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On the Importance of Forgiveness

Turns out that forgiving is the healthy thing to do, not just for others, but for yourself as well: On the Importance of Forgiveness by Michael Romani Emotional blockages put us ill at ease And this manifests itself in physical … Continue reading

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Time Well Spent

In this age of global interconnection, we face a modern paradox.  At the same time that we are more connected than ever, we are also increasingly polarized and alienated from one another.  What might have been and can still be … Continue reading

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The Squishy Sound of Democracy

The suppression of free speech is a leading indicator of fascism not freedom and certainly not the small r republican values our Founding Fathers advocated in their classical liberalism.  I for one refuse to bend to tyranny from any camp… … Continue reading

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