Tag Archives: Culture

Legends Persist

Legends persist throughout our culture.  They always have.  I believe they always will. Legends Persist by Michael Romani Choking on the information age Where everything is instantly all the rage Be it Britney Spears or history The internet is here … Continue reading

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First Principles: Some Assimilation of Culture, Law and Tradition Is Required To Remain One People

“The policy or advantage of [immigration] taking place in a body may be much questioned; for, by so doing, they retain the Language, habits and principles which they bring with them. Whereas by an intermixture with our people, they, or … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 12: Pukka Shell Haibun

Na/GloPoWriMo  Day 12’s challenge is to write a Haibun based on the environment we grew up in.  I came up with this: Pukka Shell Haibun by Michael Romani A shark’s tooth attached to pukka shell necklace becomes replaced by a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Embracing The Dignity of Life Creates Friends and Neighbors

“We must … work together to create a culture in our country that embraces the dignity of life, that creates deep and meaningful human connections, and that turns classmates and colleagues into friends and neighbors.” – Donald Trump     … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Cicero – On Friendship

Cicero was born on January 3, 106 B.C.   The Roman politician and attorney Marcus Tullius Cicero was born on January 3, 106 BC and passed away on December 7, 43 BC.  Coming from a wealthy family of the Roman … Continue reading

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My Daughters’ American We

My Daughters’ American We by Michael Romani Looking on the America of today With all of its conflicts in the way It reminds me of post Revolution life Ablaze with near anarchy and civil strife We of today should be … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Reading the Classics Is Fundamental to Culture

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”  – Ray Bradbury With this idea in mind, I am pleased to announce an additional phase of Aloha Promises Forever’s implementation.  From today … Continue reading

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