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First Principles: It Is Wise To Be Indifferent To Those Who Deliberately Choose To Think Badly of You

“With those who wish to think amiss of me, I have learned to be perfectly indifferent; but where I know a mind to be ingenuous, and to need only truth to set it to rights, I cannot be passive.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Best Legislation Comes From Methodical Deliberation and Resolve

“Men, to act with vigor and effect, must have time to mature measures, and judgment and experience, as to the best method of applying them. They must not be hurried on to their conclusions by the passions, or the fears … Continue reading

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First Principles: Careful Discussion of Proposed Legislation Is the Proper Way To Legislate

“In planning, forming, and arranging laws, deliberation is always becoming, and always useful.” – James Wilson (1791)          

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First Principles: Be Deliberate In Planning and Implementing Laws

“In planning, forming, and arranging laws, deliberation is always becoming, and always useful.” – James Wilson      

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A Thought For the Day

If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. -Rene Descartes, philosopher and mathematician (31 Mar 1596-1650) To Be Is To More … Continue reading

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