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Lessons From Alcestis

Lessons From Alcestisby Michael DoyleAlcestis was the fairest of daughtersMuch beloved by Pelias, her fatherSo too loved by her husband, AdmetusAnd of her son, the warrior EumelusFearing that death might come to soonMade Admetus err in bringing love to ruinFor … Continue reading

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Well-Tempered Clavier Played In Discord

Well-Tempered Clavier Played In Discordby Michael DoyleThe disappointmentWas of an inevitabilityAfter all, to err is humanity’s Greatest capabilityVery few are hard wiredInto our grand designWe don’t stand a prayerIn the face of the divineEven the hand of the creatorIs open … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Do Not Err Because Truth Is Difficult To See. It Is Visible At A Glance. We Err Because It Is More Comfortable

“We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable.” -Alexander Solzhenitsyn, novelist, Nobel laureate (1918-2008)

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First Principles: Congress Consists Mainly of Attorneys Who Question Everything, Yield Nothing & Talk By the Hour

“If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send 150 lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, & talk by the hour? That 150 … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Doing Wrong Can Be All Too Comfortable

“We do not err because truth is difficult to see.  It is visible at a glance.  We err because this is more comfortable.” – Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Novelist, Nobel Laureate (1918-2008)      

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