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First Principles: We Claim the Rights Essential To Happiness Not From Government But From God

” Kings or parliaments could not give the rights essential to happiness… We claim them from a higher source – from the King of kings, and Lord of all the earth. They are not annexed to us by parchments and … Continue reading

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First Principles: God’s Law Is Binding On All of Mankind At All Times

“The law established by the Creator, which has existed from the beginning, extends over the whole globe, is everywhere and at all times binding upon mankind.” – Rufus King https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rufus_King      

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An Elegy To Common Sense

Poem A Day #11 is to be an elegy.  The word prompt is ‘black hole’. Milkwood’s definition of elegy is limited to the following.  I would argue that the person who wrote the notecard needs to revisit this.  I have … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Universe Is Under No Obligation To Us

A man said to the universe: “Sir I exist!” “However,” replied the universe, “The fact has not created in me a sense of obligation.” – Stephen Crane, writer Mr. Crane’s lasting legacy is largely found in one work, The Red Badge … Continue reading

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First Principles: True Liberty Cannot Exist Without Restraint On the Violent

“Liberty is not to be enjoyed, indeed it cannot exist, without the habits of just subordination; it consists, not so much in removing all restraint from the orderly, as in imposing it on the violent.” — Fisher Ames (1801) The … Continue reading

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