Tag Archives: Dogma

The Fish Are Dying

The Fish Are Dying by Michael Romani The fish are dying!! The fish are dying!! I hear environmentalists crying The fish are all dying And they are not lying But, did you know … It’s all due to the hippo? … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 10: Freedom of Thought

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 10.. a third of the way through.  The challenge to throw down two opposing thoughts simultaneously going on at the same time. I went to a Short Form Poetry Workshop featuring someone’s made up form called a “Street … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Warning

A rational man realizes more than a few things Rely on the logic that a mind has and brings Such as the fact that science does not rest on consensus But on looking straight at the facts that convince us … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Dogma Demands Authority and Breeds Systematic Hatred

“Dogma demands authority, rather than intelligent thought, as the source of opinion; it requires persecution of heretics and hostility to unbelievers; it asks of its disciples that they should inhibit natural kindness in favor of systematic hatred.” — Bertrand Russell … Continue reading

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First Principles: Fight Every Tyranny Over the Mind of Man

“I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.” – Thomas Jefferson All ideas should be open for discussion in a free market place of ideas.  This is the … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: Dogma Versus Curiosity

History may be read as the story of the magnificent rearguard action fought during several thousand years by dogma against curiosity. -Robert Lynd, writer (20 Apr 1879-1949) To read the source of this quote and gain a fuller understanding of … Continue reading

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