Tag Archives: Humanity

First Principles: It Is Not From Benevolence But Self Interest That We Get Our Dinner From the Butcher, Brewer and Baker

“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.” – Adam Smith    

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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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Nuzzle and Nudge

Father’s Day is approaching.  Due to lack of funds, I’ve not seen the girls but twice since June 10 of last year.  We won’t even really get into the 73 times that the Court ordered telephonic visitation has been interfered … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honor, Justice and Humanity Makes It Our Duty To Pass Liberty On To Our Children’s Children

“Honor, justice, and humanity, call upon us to hold, and to transmit to our posterity, that liberty which we received from our ancestors. It is not our duty to leave wealth to our children, but it is our duty to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Hearts, Away From Nature, Becomes Hard

“Wherever forests have not been mowed down, wherever the animal is recessed in their quiet protection, wherever the earth is not bereft of four-footed life – that to the white man is an ‘unbroken wilderness.’ But for us there was … Continue reading

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Twinkle, Twinkle Little Satellite

Light pollution and tricks of manmade light are dulling out the nighttime sky almost irreverently. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Satellite by Michael Romani Looking up to heavens with naked eye Cosmic specks no longer glitter the sky Even outside the dense … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Generally, Societies Flourish and Decline To the Degree These Exercise the Duties of Justice and Humanity

“As a general truth, communities prosper and flourish, or droop and decline, in just the degree that they practise or neglect to practise the primary duties of justice and humanity.” – William Henry Seward, Secretary of State, Governor, and Senator … Continue reading

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Non-Binary Paradise Revealed

Have you ever wondered about Satan’s role as God’s prosecutor and role as sinful man’s adversary?  John Milton did.  At times, I find that interesting to look at as well. Non-Binary Paradise Revealed by Michael Romani Consider if you might … Continue reading

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At the Cross

There are many approaches to the Cross.  I would say that regardless of the argumentation as to which is most correct, if we get there and accept our salvation, we are right with God.  If we’re right with God, then … Continue reading

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First Principles: Sound Economics Is Based On the Advantages of Self-Interest Not Appeals To Humanity

“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never … Continue reading

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