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Thought For the Day: The Moral Education of the Whole Community In the Common Natural Rights of Humanity, As the Ground of the Social Compact, Is A Necessary Condition of Free Society, of A Polity In Which Majority Rule May Be Combined With Minority Rights

“The moral education of the whole community in the common natural rights of humanity, as the ground of the social compact, is a necessary condition of free society, of a polity in which majority rule may be combined with minority … Continue reading

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The Positive and Negative Of Social Learning From Television and Other Screens

The Positive and Negative Contributions of Social Learning From Television and Other Screens:             The case is, more often than not, made that social learning from television and other screens is largely negative.   To the degree that the negative case … Continue reading

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Lies For Truth

Lies For Truthby Michael DoyleThere’s a lot of people mistakingThe Devil’s lies for the truthIt’s an easy road to heartbreakEspecially, in our bolder youthChasing at golden bits of hilarityWith blinders on as we strain to seeSeeking after just a little … Continue reading

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First Principles: The General Principles On Which the Fathers Achieved Independence Were the General Principles of Christianity

“The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity. I will avow that I then believed, and now believe, that those general principles of Christianity are as eternal and immutable as the existence and … Continue reading

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Petra Reexamined

Petra Reexaminedby Michael DoyleThere is an ancient city in which Nabataeans dweltThat is more carved than could be thought of as builtThis city of beauty and wonder is a World Heritage siteIt belongs to all of humanity by our noble … Continue reading

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The Boundaries of Humanity

The Boundaries of Humanityby Michael DoyleA problem in law that too often escapes detectionIs the weakest in life to have adequate protectionRather the unborn or those at the ends of their lifeEach deserves their own good without facing strifeTo pursue … Continue reading

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In Reverence For Life

In Reverence For Lifeby Michael DoyleFrom out of his humble life and thoughtA reverence for all life was truly soughtDoing his duty to a higher authoritySeeking the best for all of sacred humanityThe human spirit displayed at its bestWhen it … Continue reading

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Some Times We Can Wait No Longer

Some Times We Can Wait No Longerby Michael DoyleSocrates and Jesus took their last breathsAs each of these were put to their deathsAccused and tried for treason and blasphemyAnd in corrupting the young by truth’s divinityThe noble search and allegiance … Continue reading

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Entering the Afterlife

Started watching the point of origin series of Star Trek series with the girls.  The one that is more or less the prequel for the whole thing.  Got this out of the first episode: Entering the Afterlife by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Righting My Wrong Direction

A little something from my notes taken during yesterday’s sermon: Righting My Wrong Direction by Michael Doyle No longer living in the wrong direction I’m seeking God’s love and true connection Returning the fullness of love that God has given … Continue reading

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