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First Principles: Government Should Be Formed To Secure and Enlarge the Exercise of the Natural Rights of Its Members

“Government, in my humble opinion, should be formed to secure and to enlarge the exercise of the natural rights of its members; and every government, which has not this in view, as its principal object, is not a government of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Tyranny Exercised For the Good of Its Victims May Be the Most Oppressive

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive… To be ‘cured’ against one’s will and cured of states which we may not even regard as disease is to be put on … Continue reading

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First Principles: Liberty Consists In Freedom To Do All Desired That Injures No One Without Limit Except To Assure This Right To Everyone Else

“Liberty consists in the freedom to do everything which injures no one else; hence the exercise of the natural rights of each man has no limits except those which assure to the other members of the society the enjoyment of … Continue reading

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First Principles: Racism Has No Proper Place Except An Oppressive Error To Be Learned About From History

“We have seen the mere distinction of color made in the most enlightened period of time, a ground of the most oppressive dominion ever exercised by man over man.” – James Madison (1787)    

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Thought For the Day: Give Each Other The Space To Grow and Be Ourselves

“We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Vote Is To Execute One of the Most Solemn Trusts In Society

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Complications

Time and health are  respecters of no human It’s a constant of change for each man and woman In today’s world we face a frightful implication That our choices have led to diabetic complications It’s the epidemic of our times … Continue reading

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A Team Comes Together

On the third day of Christmas, my daughters and I have sat down with Write the Story to write our second story based on the theme of A Team Comes Together.   For those writing along with us, the word prompts for … Continue reading

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Proactive Health: Establishing Your Core Principles II – Self Care In Eight

In all this recent talk about healthcare reform and so on, there seems to be one huge component overlooked in the discussion, time and again.  That is that self-care is perhaps the most important component of all.  It is, as … Continue reading

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