Tag Archives: Fight

First Principles: We Fight Not To Enslave, But To Set A Country Free and To Make Room Upon the Earth For Honest Men To Live In

“We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in.” – Thomas Paine (1777)

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Darkness Shapes the Hearts

Darkness Shapes the Heartsby Michael DoylePutin sits as another dictator in a lineCertain his autocratic rule is blessed as divineThis has been the slavery of Russia’s serfdomWith brutality reigning supreme in this kingdomFor five thousand years, we’ve known epilepsy As … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of Boethius

The Rise and Fall of Boethiusby Michael DoyleGraven images are made and meant to saveWhen Christianity met Plato’s caveOffering more than shadows on the wallA philosophical bend had come to callChrist was both the Father and the SonJoined with Wisdom … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Being Brave Means To Know Something Is Scary, Difficult and Dangerous and Doing It Anyway Because the Possibility of Winning the Fight Is Worth the Chance of Losing It

“Being brave means to know something is scary, difficult and dangerous and doing it anyway because the possibility of winning the fight is worth the chance of losing it.” – Emilie Autumn

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Capture the Flag

Capture the Flagby Michael DoyleThere you are with your mind scatteredHaving fought hard for what is said matteredNone of this means all that much to youJust another bit of life to go throughLike rats caught in Skinner’s mazeYou watch the … Continue reading

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Theatrical Dawg Bones Thrown

However much the director whines that he’s only got 2 1/2 hours to present his hip hop distortions of American history and however much he manages to make his errors rhyme and dance match the music’s time, I don’t appreciate … Continue reading

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The Woke Wake Up

There are just ways to advocate against injustice.  There are ways that make moving for justice anything but that.   Now as these predators are being identified by their own online postings, they curl up into fetal position decrying how unfair … Continue reading

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Shrunken Jesus

It’s a paradox really… Shrunken Jesus by Michael Doyle We trust as we say with our might Believing as we will in truth and light That Jesus has the power to save our souls Then in whispers we wonder at … Continue reading

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All Life Is Sacred

Perhaps  I repeat myself in saying that elevating one skin tone or sex over another is as wrong as having the first offense kept in place.  Love and respect for each other is what is needed.  All lives are sacred. … Continue reading

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The Fall of Constantinople

Though largely symbolic, the fall of Constantinople brought ruin to a significant part of Europe by the hand of the Ottoman Empire on May 29, 1453, after  siege of less than two months. The Fall of Constantinople by Michael Doyle … Continue reading

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