Tag Archives: Dogma

Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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Secular Ideal

To hear the communists and socialists tell it the 20th Century must have been the advent of civilization as they and the secularists strove to drive God out of the public square and it was sheer coincidence that it was … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Possible For One Side To Simply Be Wrong

“When two opposite points of view are expressed with equal intensity, the truth does not necessarily lie exactly halfway between them. It is possible for one side to be simply wrong.” – Richard Dawkins, biologist and author (b. 26 Mar … Continue reading

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Conflict Of Civilizations

There is a conflict in the West that draws down deeper than radical Islam versus West.  It is Leftism versus Tradition.  I think it’s pretty clear which side of this divide I am on. Conflict Of Civilizations by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Blind

There are none so fully blind As those who think they truly see Beyond the illusions of our minds Into the unfiltered and pure reality Losing those things that make up conscience As we stand here blinded by science Somehow … Continue reading

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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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