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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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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: All Tyranny Needs To Gain A Foothold Is For People of Good Conscience To Remain Silent

“All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” – Thomas Jefferson

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On Autumnal Equinox 2020 – Happy First Day Of Autumn

On Autumnal Equinox 2020by Michael DoyleThe world speaks of falling backThe world thinks on falling backYet, it is that as Fall comes to lockWe enter our Southward EquinoxThe Sun has shifts its celestial destinationNo longer balanced in the Libra constellationIt … Continue reading

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