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Price of Pride

Love of power breed ambition and that’s really not what we need in leaders.  What we need is those who have vision and come to serve the people. Yet, that’s rarely the way of those interested in politics is it? … Continue reading

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First Principles: Love of Truth and Veneration of Virtue Are the Sparks of Discernment of Right and Wrong and True and False

“A love of truth and a veneration of virtue. These amiable passions, are the ‘latent spark’… If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what … Continue reading

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First Principles: Beware the Bluster of Feigned Patriotism

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” – George Washington (1796)      

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First Principles: Guard Against the Impostures of False Patriotism

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” – George Washington (1796)    

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Coral Vanity of Man

Watching Chasing Coral a troubling thought keeps going through my mind.  I seem to recall lots of bleach coral in some spots in the Philippines when I was in approximately kindergarten.  I don’t want to give my age completely away.  But, … Continue reading

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