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First Principles: It Is Religion and Morality Alone, Which Can Establish the Principles Upon Which Freedom Can Securely Stand

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. … Statesmen may plan and speculate for Liberty, but it is Religion and Morality alone, which can establish the Principles upon which Freedom can securely stand. The only foundation … Continue reading

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Self Awareness Penned In Resurrection

Self Awareness Penned In Resurrectionby Michael DoyleA dull cubicle’s existence jabsLeaving the feel of bruising hopelessnessPondering the future’s uncertaintyLife’s lemons squeezed with a twist of darknessIt’s an endlessly looped sense of stuckTrapped inside a mental simulationWith crushing inertia’s dominant luckSetting … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Can Be No Public or Private Virtue Unless the Foundation of Action Is the Practice of Truth

“There can be no public or private virtue unless the foundation of action is the practice of truth.” – George Jacob Holyoake (1817-1906)

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First Principles: The Foundation of National Morality Must Be Laid In Private Families

“The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families.” – John Adams (1778)

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First Principles: Government Is Founded Not On Force…(I)t Springs From the Necessities of Our Nature, and Has An Everlasting Foundation In the Unchangeable Will of God

“Government is founded not on force, as was the theory of Hobbes; nor on compact, as was the theory of Locke and of the revolution of 1688; nor on property, as was the assertion of Harrington. It springs from the … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Consider the Foundation of the Constitution As Laid On This Ground That ‘All Powers Not Delegated To the United States, By the Constitution, Nor Prohibited By It To the States, Are Reserved To the States Or To the People

“I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground that ‘all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states or to the people.’ … Continue reading

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How Many Wrong Turns

How Many Wrong Turnsby Michael DoyleHow many wrong turnsCan we believers takeBefore each of us learnsThe truth beyond our heartbreaksThat God’s word can stabilizeWhen all around us starts to crumbleUntil, that is, we realizeThe necessity of keeping humbleIn this nation, … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Foundation of National Morality Must Be Laid In Private Families

“The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families. … How is it possible that Children can have any just Sense of the sacred Obligations of Morality or Religion if, from their earliest Infancy, they learn their Mothers … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Only Foundation For A Useful Education In A Republic Is To Be Laid In Religion. Without This There Can Be No Virtue and Without Virtue, There Can Be No Liberty and Liberty Is the Object and Life of All Republican Governments

“[T]he only foundation for a useful education in a republic is to be laid in religion. Without this there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Primacy of the Individual – That We Judge People Not By Their Lineage But By Their Deeds – Is At the Very Foundation of A Free Society and of the American Experiment

“The primacy of the individual—that we judge people not by their lineage but by their deeds—is at the very foundation of a free society and of the American experiment.” – Zaid Jilani

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