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First Principles: The Judiciary, From the Nature of Its Functions, Will Always Be the Least Dangerous To the Political Rights of the Constitution

“Whoever attentively considers the different departments of power must perceive, that, in a government in which they are separated from each other, the judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Being Brave Means To Know Something Is Scary, Difficult and Dangerous and Doing It Anyway Because the Possibility of Winning the Fight Is Worth the Chance of Losing It

“Being brave means to know something is scary, difficult and dangerous and doing it anyway because the possibility of winning the fight is worth the chance of losing it.” – Emilie Autumn

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The Tales Told

The Tales Toldby Michael DoyleThe seventh son of the seventh sonKnows he has no choice but to be the oneWho in accord with ancient prophecyMust rise above to embrace his legacyThe tales told are things quite legendaryPressing him to greatness … Continue reading

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Don’t Talk To Strangers

First in a series of poems based on a retelling of the classic werewolf story, or is it… Don’t Talk To Strangers by Michael Doyle Mama said don’t talk to strangers You’re never out of danger When you live on … Continue reading

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Manuscripts Don’t Burn

Day 22 of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020!  The optional prompt being to use an idiomatic phrase from another language or popular in another country as a starting point. Manuscripts Don’t Burn by Michael Doyle Years ago when I was younger Words ate … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The World Is Dangerous Not Because of Evil People but Because of People Not Doing Anything About It

“The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” – Albert Einstein    

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First Principles: Government Is Force Like Fire, A Dangerous Servant and Fearful Master

“Government is not reason; it is not eloquence. It is force. And force, like fire, is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” – George Washington    

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First Principles: Power Directed Only By Human Wisdom and Benevolence Is Dangerous

“Power in any form … when directed only by human wisdom and benevolence is dangerous.” –John Adams, An Attempt to Land a Bishop in America, 1769 Someone once asked me here if I felt the Founding Fathers did not believe … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Always Have More Than One Thought

“Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it’s the only one you have.” – Emile Chartier, philosopher (3 Mar 1868-1951)        

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Thought For the Day: Integrity Without Knowledge Is Weak; Knowledge Without Integrity Is Dreadful

“Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.” —Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)              

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