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Thought For the Day: Cleanliness and Order Are Matters of Education and Must Be Cultivated

“Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.” – Benjamin Disraeli      

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First Principles: If We Mean To Have Heroes, Statesmen and Philosophers, We Should Have Learned Women

“If we mean to have Heroes, Statesmen and Philosophers, we should have learned women. The world perhaps would laugh at me, and accuse me of vanity, but you I know have a mind too enlarged and liberal to disregard the … Continue reading

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Afrofuturistic

Design and empathy feed off each other in telling many tales.  One of these is the telling of Black America’s history and a guiding light into the future. Afrofuturistic by Michael Romani Life can be a bit frantic For the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Safe Depository of the Ultimate Powers of American Society Is the People Themselves

“I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from … Continue reading

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First Principles: Religion, Morality and Knowledge Are Necessary To Good Government and the Happiness of Mankind

“Religion, morality, and knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged.” – Mananasseh Cutler, in Article III of the Northwest Ordinance    

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First Principles: In A Representative Republic, the Education of Our Children Must Be of Utmost Importance

“In a representative republic, the education of our children must be of the utmost importance!” – James Monroe      

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First Principles: Our Liberty Depends On Our Education, Law and Habits and Is Founded On Morality and Religion

“Our liberty depends on our education, our laws, and habits . . . it is founded on morals and religion, whose authority reigns in the heart, and on the influence all these produce on public opinion before that opinion governs … Continue reading

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First Principles: As Religion Is the Solid Basis of Good Moral, Education Should Include Teaching Our Duties Toward God

“Religion is the solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God.” – Gouverneur Morris      

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To Harvest the Wind: School Daze

Part I in a series under development: To Harvest the Wind: School Daze by Michael Romani I. A breeze touches the savanna grass As the tribesmen dance in a pass Harvesting corn; some barely living This harsh life can be … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Education Is the Passing of A Society’s Soul From Generation To Generation

“What is education? Properly speaking, there is no such thing as education. Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. Whatever the soul is like, it will have to be passed on … Continue reading

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