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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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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Zoo

The place is a madhouse You might call it a zoo From the biggest cat to smallest mouse What an interesting thing to do The question is who is who In this link of cages called a zoo Is the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Restriction of Free Speech and Thought Is Dangerous Subversion

“Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.” –  Justice William O. Douglas, The One Un-American Act, Speech to the Author’s Guild Council … Continue reading

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