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Thought For the Day: The Theory of the Communists May Be Summed Up In the Single Sentence: Abolition of Private Property….Take Away the Heritage of A People and They Are Easily Destroyed

“The theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property. … Take away the heritage of a people and they are easily destroyed.” – Karl Marx, Communist Manifesto (1848)

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A Perspective of Identity

A Perspective of Identityby Michael DoyleIdentityMulti-facetedYet abstractIntegral Stated with trustCrucial To communicationEssentialTo humanity’s explanationPervasive In every social interactionAn accelerated Mix of culture in transitionDiscussed amongst us allLike Babel’s great fallA conception in definitionDeveloped in competencyOr lost in the incendiarySocial categoryPersonal … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Take Away the Heritage of A People and They Are Easily Destroyed

“Take away the heritage of a people and they are easily destroyed.” – Karl Marx Large protest at Jefferson High School; another group topples Washington statue on Sandy Blvd. | kgw.com

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Thought For the Day: Individual Liberty Rapidly Decays Into Corruption and Anarchy Without A Meaningful Commitment To Personal Responsibility

“Individual liberty rapidly decays into corruption and anarchy without a meaningful commitment to personal responsibility based on our nation’s Judeo-Christian heritage. Traditional beliefs and values must therefore continue to serve as our touchstone and compass.” – Mark Alexander

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscopeby Michael DoyleIndia offers her vast diversitySimply put, a wealth of complexityFilled with peace within her kaleidoscopeAs harmonious coexistence offers hopeSlumdog lords are opulent in a historyOf a people struggling with povertyPluralistic in a free market democracyAs a metaphor lived … Continue reading

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In the Sweetness of Money

In the Sweetness of Moneyby Michael DoyleThe band leader says, “One, two..”And the band knows what to doEspecially slick with his brand new shoesFilled as he is with his particular viewsStepping it up to make it betterIn the harmony of … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of Boethius

The Rise and Fall of Boethiusby Michael DoyleGraven images are made and meant to saveWhen Christianity met Plato’s caveOffering more than shadows on the wallA philosophical bend had come to callChrist was both the Father and the SonJoined with Wisdom … Continue reading

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Theatrical Dawg Bones Thrown

However much the director whines that he’s only got 2 1/2 hours to present his hip hop distortions of American history and however much he manages to make his errors rhyme and dance match the music’s time, I don’t appreciate … Continue reading

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When Children Speak

When our children speak, we should listen.  We never know what we might learn?  If nothing else how they see the world.  And I can think of no greater gift than understanding the world through the eyes and hearts of … Continue reading

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With the Turning of the Screw

Legend is replete of those who live and die by the sword, all in the name of honor and glory.  It is a noble story. With the Turning of the Screw by Michael Doyle Bitterness born of grief The warrior … Continue reading

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