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Thought For the Day: This Habit of Forming Opinions, and Acting Upon Them Without Evidence, Is One of the Most Immoral Habits of the Mind

“This habit of forming opinions, and acting upon them without evidence, is one of the most immoral habits of the mind. … As our opinions are the fathers of our actions, to be indifferent about the evidence of our opinions … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Are What We Repeatedly Do. Excellence Then, Is Not An Act, But A Habit

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

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Thought For the Day: It Is A Habit of Mankind To Entrust To Careless Hope What They Long For, and To Use Sovereign Reason To Thrust Aside What They Do Not Fancy

“For it is a habit of mankind to entrust to careless hope what they long for, and to use sovereign reason to thrust aside what they do not fancy.” – Thucydides (c.455-c.400 BC)

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First Principles: Your Love of Liberty – Your Respect for the Laws… and Your Practice of the Moral and Religious Obligations, Are the Strongest Claims to National and Individual Happiness

“Your love of liberty — your respect for the laws — your habits of industry — and your practice of the moral and religious obligations, are the strongest claims to national and individual happiness.” – George Washington (1789)

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In the Example of the Okapi

In the Example of the Okapiby Michael DoyleUnique in our awesomenessWe are known by our awkwardnessIt’s not to be living in arroganceBut to live God’s thumbprint in confidenceStewarding the space between our earsLiving to our best in all of our … Continue reading

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A Visit To An Exotic Feline Rescue

A Visit To An Exotic Feline Rescueby Michael DoyleI visited a feline rescueWith my daughters to take a viewThoughts given to the depravedAnd the gracious souls who’ve savedThese big cats, who were once littleDrawn towards the drama’s middleOf how humans … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Are What We Repeatedly Do. Excellence, Then, Is Not An Act But A Habit

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

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Logical Pursuit

Though it ultimately comes down to faith, belief is also about evidence and applying logic to this evidence. Logical Pursuit by Michael Doyle Saying no over and over and then again Is the path of righteousness that we walk The … Continue reading

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In A Freeze of Time

A little something about taking other people’s photographs: In A Freeze of Time by Michael Doyle A still photograph freezes time Offering its momentary relationship sublime Lasting memories never to be taken back A single shot at stopping time in … Continue reading

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On Habits of Soap, Water and Masks

My youngest princess is fond of teasing the truth that we are living history.  What a memory this all will be one day won’t it?   They’ll be able to say they lived through a global crisis and remember things … Continue reading

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