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First Principles: The Natural Progress of Things Is For Liberty To Yield and Government To Gain Ground

“The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” – Thomas Jefferson (1788)

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First Principles: I Think All the World Would Gain By Setting Commerce At Perfect Liberty

“I think all the world would gain by setting commerce at perfect liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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Then Sings My God

Then Sings My Godby Michael DoyleDive on in and get off the fenceLive your potential, not your pretenseGo ahead and carry the burden of the crossIt’s only for your gain and never your lossWorshipping in all the iconic spacesWe touch … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Mild Voice of Reason…Is…Too Often Drowned…By the Clamors of An Impatient Avidity For Immediate and Immoderate Gain

“The mild voice of reason, pleading the cause of an enlarged and permanent interest, is but too often drowned, before public bodies as well as individuals, by the clamors of an impatient avidity for immediate and immoderate gain.” – James … Continue reading

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Into Something More

Into Something Moreby Michael DoyleStrive and fight for a better lifeFinding believed in utopia was naughtBut disappointment with hints of strifeIdeals purchased with bloodied tears soughtOnly to find these too lacking in the endAnd while life goes on, we cannot … Continue reading

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On Care of the Soul

On the Care of the Soulby Michael DoyleWith emphasis on heart, soul, and mindIn gaining that which is not to be left behindChristianity takes its role in the soul gameGaining the path of life frame by frameAuthenticity may seem like … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Think All the World Would Gain By Setting Commerce At Perfect Liberty

“I think all the world would gain by setting commerce at perfect liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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First Principles: What Is Morally Wrong Can Never Be Advantageous, Even When It Enables You To Make Some Gain You Believe To Be To Your Advantage

“What is morally wrong can never be advantageous, even when it enables you to make some gain that you believe to be to your advantage. The mere act of believing that some wrongful course of action constitutes an advantage is … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Whole World Would Gain By Setting Commerce At Perfect Liberty

“I think all the world would gain by setting commerce at perfect liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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First Principles: I Think All the World Would Gain By Setting Commerce At Perfect Liberty

“I think all the world would gain by setting commerce at perfect liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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