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Thought For the Day: Evil Is Powerless If the Good Are Unafraid

“Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid.” – Ronald Reagan    

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First Principles: Liberty Is One of the Most Precious Gifts Which Heaven Bestows On Mankind

“Liberty is one of the most precious gifts which heaven has bestowed on man; with it we cannot compare the treasures which the earth contains or the sea conceals; for liberty, as for honor, we can and ought to risk … Continue reading

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A Conspiracy of Lambs

There’s a Netflix series called The Family.  I am only two episodes into it but so far I’m  both laughing and somewhat concerned.  The Bible admonishes Christians to pray for our leaders both spiritual and in government.  It is the Christian … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Best Form of Government Is That Which Most Likely Prevents the Greatest Sum of Evil

“The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.” – James Monroe    

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First Principles: Once A Republic Is Corrupted, The Only Remedy Is to Remove the Corruption and Restore Its Lost Principles

“When once a Republic is corrupted, there is no possibility of remedying any of the growing evils but by removing the corruption and restoring its lost principles; every other correction is either useless or a new evil.” – Thomas Jefferson   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: An Idle Life Is Evil, But A Life of Too Much Constant Hurry Leaves Little Time For Reflection

“I always considered an idle Life, as a real evil, but, a life of such hurry, such constant hurry, leaves us scarcely a moment for reflection or for the discharge of any other then the most immediate and pressing concerns.” … Continue reading

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Monsters As Metaphors

Mankind’s monsters are a touchstone for the destruction we wage against ourselves and all of nature at times. Monsters As Metaphors by Michael Romani Monsters as metaphor creates the drama In a society’s psyche riddled with trauma Impulsively, completely aware … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Longest Day Must Have Its Close

“The longest day must have its close — the gloomiest night will wear on to a morning. An eternal, inexorable lapse of moments is ever hurrying the day of the evil to an eternal night, and the night of the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Evils Which Are Not Cured In One Way Tend To Find Another Way To Be Cured

“Evils which are not cured in one way will cure themselves in some other.” – Thomas Jefferson (1791)      

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Thought For the Day: Goodness Without Wisdom Always Accomplishes Evil

“Goodness without wisdom always accomplished evil.” – Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988)      

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