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Mountain Top Revelations

Mountain Top Revelationsby Michael DoyleUnknown mountain tops to exploreIs an answer and a prayer for the moreThat comes from a world knowing lessIs actually more, the function search of a guessAs if there is still a peak yet to existIt … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Exists In the Economy and Course of Nature, an Indissoluble Union Between Virtue and Happiness

“There exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” – … Continue reading

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It’s Natural

It’s Naturalby Michael DoyleIt is as natural to dieAs it is to be bornThere is no point in asking whyNor is there to mournThe only reason we existIs not to serve in some questBut to know, after we no longer … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Greatest Sign of Success For A Teacher Is To Be Able To Say, “The Children Are Now Working As If I Did Not Exist”

“The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist.” -Maria Montessori, educator (31 Aug 1870-1952)

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What It Takes To Be A New Yorker

What It Takes To Be A New Yorkerby Michael DoyleIt used to be that all it took was a remembranceOf what used to be and now is turned into encumbranceSummoning a piece of the city that used to existWhen what … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Every Man Is An End In Himself, Not A Means To the Ends of Others, Not A Sacrificial Animal Serving Anyone’s Need

“The moral justification of capitalism is man’s right to exist for his own sake, neither sacrificing himself to others nor sacrificing others to himself; it is the recognition that man — every man — is an end in himself, not … Continue reading

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First Principles: Public Virtue Cannot Exist In A Nation Without Private, and Public Virtue Is the Only Foundation of Republics

“Public virtue cannot exist in a nation without private, and public virtue is the only foundation of republics. There must be a positive passion for the public good, the public interest, honour, power and glory, established in the minds of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Tyranny Seldom Announces Itself….A Whole Government, Even A Democratically Elected One, May Be Tyrannical

“Tyranny seldom announces itself. … In fact, a tyranny may exist without an individual tyrant. A whole government, even a democratically elected one, may be tyrannical.” – Joseph Sobran (1946-2010)

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Thought For the Day: A Fundamental Interdependence Exists Between the Personal Right to Liberty and the Personal Right In Property

“The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights… In fact, a fundamental interdependence exists between the personal right to liberty and the personal right in property.” – Justice … Continue reading

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Until Humanity is Gone

Until Humanity Is Goneby Michael DoyleThese parasites came to bring decayDestroying the vestiges of yesterdayThey prey on the last of our humanityKilling in waves depleting our societyMaking it impossible to be withstoodSetting fire to our planet and its woodsRats, insects … Continue reading

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