Tag Archives: Generation

At A Half Mumble

Like the song says, if there’s a rock n heaven, you know they got a heck of a band.  Have you ever really stopped to think on all those who rose up like some latter day shamen only to burn … Continue reading

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Taking Stock

The Summer of 1969 was a defining moment in the life of America.  The currents that led to it swept away many of the traditions of the past in that season of our discontent. Taking Stock by Michael Romani Bethel, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Remember To Make Good Use of Our Heritage of Freedom

“You will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve YOUR freedom. I hope you will make a good use of it.” – John Adams      

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Human 2.0

Admittedly, two poems on the same topic in the same day isn’t my usual style.  That being said, as I was looking at concept of what it means for the human race that money might well buy its way to … Continue reading

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Time Well Spent

In this age of global interconnection, we face a modern paradox.  At the same time that we are more connected than ever, we are also increasingly polarized and alienated from one another.  What might have been and can still be … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Education Is the Passing of A Society’s Soul From Generation To Generation

“What is education? Properly speaking, there is no such thing as education. Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. Whatever the soul is like, it will have to be passed on … Continue reading

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In the Valley of the Wolf

Based on the reintroduction of wolves into some select wilderness areas: In the Valley of the Wolf by Michael Romani In a mixed experiment Between purpose and accident There is a blend On which side it might depend One side, … 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.” – Ronald Reagan          

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Remembrance of Books Past

There’s a lot of truth that we learned in the fairytales and other children’s stories of our yester-years isn’t there?  When we read these classics again, there is still a lot to learn from them. Remembrance of Books Past by … Continue reading

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Microcosm

Microcosm by Michael Romani Small things make the connections The little rituals of invocation What is a morning with coffee? Each wake up kiss is its own memory Every step take with good intention Move beyond the places of convention … Continue reading

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