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Thought For the Day: Man Is Condemned To Be Free. Condemned Because He Did Not Create Himself, Yet Is Nevertheless At Liberty

“Man is condemned to be free. Condemned because he did not create himself, yet is nevertheless at liberty, and from the moment he is thrown into this world he is responsible for everything he does.” – Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)

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Thought For the Day: To Move Freely You Must Be Deeply Rooted

“To move freely you must be deeply rooted.” – Bella Lewitzky, dancer (13 Jan 1916-2004)

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Thought For the Day: There Is Not Such A Cradle of Democracy Upon the Earth As the Free Public Library, This Republic of Letters

“There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration”. -Andrew Carnegie, industrialist (1835-1919)

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Ungrateful

Ungratefulby Michael DoyleThere is in core functionalityAn awakened and new sense of realityIt’s another bit from our biologyThat we’re given over to our technologyWe all have our half-hidden flawsDecidedly difficult as nature’s lawsThat breaking our loops is difficultAnd when we … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Want A Society In Which We Are Free To Make Choices, To Make Mistakes, To Be Generous and Compassionate. That Is What We Mean By A Moral Society

“We want a society in which we are free to make choices, to make mistakes, to be generous and compassionate. That is what we mean by a moral society — not a society in which the State is responsible for … Continue reading

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First Principles: When We Assumed the Soldier, We Did Not Lay Aside the Citizen

“When we assumed the soldier, we did not lay aside the citizen; and we shall most sincerely rejoice with you in the happy hour when the establishment of American Liberty, upon the most firm and solid foundations shall enable us … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Government Ought To Contain In Itself Every Power Requisite To the Full Accomplishment of the Objects Committed To Its Care

“A government ought to contain in itself every power requisite to the full accomplishment of the objects committed to its care, and to the complete execution of the trusts for which it is responsible, free from every other control but … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Are Social Creatures To the Inmost Center of Our Being

“We are social creatures to the inmost center of our being. The notion that one can begin anything at all from scratch, free from the past, or unindebted to others, could not conceivably be more wrong.” -Karl Popper, philosopher and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Freedom Is Never More Than One Generation Away From Extinction

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will … Continue reading

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