Tag Archives: History

Destructive Good Fortune

Our planet began from the cosmic storm that stirred the soup that makes up the fundamental building materials that became all we know.  Of course it was all by accident… Destructive Good Fortune by Michael Romani To watch through the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Sad Will Be the Day When Americans Forget Their Traditions and Their History

“Sad will be the day when the American people forget their traditions and their history, and so longer remember that the country they love, the institutions they cherish, and the freedom they hope to preserve, were born from the throes … Continue reading

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On The Importance of A Diatom

The world needs a lot of oxygen to breath.  We take it for granted.  Most of us.  Some of us get exposed to toxicity that makes us know just how precious that oxygen is.  But, where does it come from?  … Continue reading

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Seeking Wisdom

Sometimes it seems hard to find wisdom in these times we live in. Seeking Wisdom by Michael Romani In this day of the endless age We find our best truth isn’t from the sages But, as we still seek out … Continue reading

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Fallen Through Time

Life continues its lessons, it seems. Fallen Through Time by Michael Romani Sometimes it’s an alien world In which my flag is unfurled Bravely proclaiming my stance Feeling the sting of each lost chance Beckoned into the 21st century I … Continue reading

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Writing the Pages of History

Orwellian world we live in at times, isn’t it? Writing the Pages of History by Michael Romani Words come alive from my youth Whispers about the Ministry of Truth We have watched dystopia unfold And we cannot say we were … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness II

One of lessons that is maybe too hard to learn for some is that in the face of harshness, sometimes the very best response is to show the same merciful kindness that God has shown us. It is a hard … Continue reading

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Neon Century

Neon came and mostly went in the 20th Century.  Neon lights and even neon knights have made their mark.  But, like some other things in this age of rapid change, their time appears to have come and gone. Neon Century … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Declining Civilizations Are Marked With A Tendency Toward Uniformity and Standardization

“Civilizations in decline are consistently characterised by a tendency towards standardization and uniformity.” – Arnold Toynbee, historian (14 Apr 1889-1975)    

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Music Like Ideas

Post-Punk was a thing right?  😉  See if you can tell which band this poem alludes to if you can.  Might be fun. Music Like Ideas by Michael Romani Coming from a time when Music sounded like ideas It was … Continue reading

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