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Thought For the Day: A Man Has Honor If He Holds Himself To An Ideal of Conduct Though It Is Inconvenient, Unprofitable, or Dangerous To Do So

“A man has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.” – Walter Lippmann (1889-1974)

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Thought For the Day: The Most Dangerous Untruths Are Truths Moderately Distorted

“The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted.” – Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

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Thought For the Day: Where Destruction Is the Motive, Unity Is Dangerous

“Where destruction is the motive, unity is dangerous.” – Ravi Zacharias

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First Principles: Man, When Perfected, Is the Best of Animals, But, When Separated From Law and Justice, He Is the Worst of All

 “For man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but, when separated from law and justice, he is the worst of all; since armed injustice is the more dangerous, and he is equipped at birth with the arms of intelligence … Continue reading

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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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