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First Principles: Republics Are Created By the Virtue, Public Spirit, and Intelligence of the Citizens

“Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If Knowledge Can Create Problems, It Is Not Through Ignorance That We Can Solve Them

“If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.” – Isaac Asimov (1920-1992)

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In A Dissonance Theory

In A Dissonance Theoryby Michael DoyleWhat if…What if is the beginningAs good as any beginningOr so it often seemsThe waking is stuff of dreamsAnd dreams bring as much truthAs that which we are toldAll the bill of goods that we … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Precision of Communication Is Important, More Important Than Ever, In our Era of Hair-Trigger Balances

“Precision of communication is important, more important than ever, in our era of hair-trigger balances, when a false, or misunderstood, word may create as much disaster as a sudden thoughtless act.” – James Thurber

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Thought For the Day: Concentrated Power Is Not Rendered Harmless By the Good Intentions of Those Who Create It

“Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.“ – Milton Friedman

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Thought For the Day: Concentrated Power Is Not Rendered Harmless By the Good Intentions of Those Who Create It

“Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.” – Milton Friedman (1912-2006)

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Wishes of Gray (Thoughts On My Birthday)

Wishes of Gray (Thoughts On My Birthday)by Michael DoyleIn all of my wishes of grayToday is just another dayI’m another year olderBut no less the bolderCreated in my confessionIs my long ago connectionThat I’ll never be older than I feelWith … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Answer Is…To Teach Ourselves To Comprehend Each Person, Not As A Symbol of A Group, But As A Unique and Special Individual Within A Common Context of Shared Humanity

“The answer is to go deeper than race, deeper than wealth, deeper than ethnic identity, deeper than gender. To teach ourselves to comprehend each person, not as a symbol of a group, but as a unique and special individual within a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Create Now A Political Court To Echo the Ideas of the Executive and You Have Created A Weapon…That Can Cut Down Those Guarantees of Liberty…and Extinguish Your Right of Liberty, of Speech, of Thought, of Action and of Religion

“Create now a political court to echo the ideas of the executive and you have created a weapon . . . that can cut down those guarantees of liberty written into your great documents by the blood of your forefathers … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Fall In Love Is To Create A Religion That Has A Fallible God

“To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.” – Jorge Luis Borges, writer (24 Aug 1899-1986)

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