Tag Archives: Hypocrisy

Fragments Beyond Authenticity

In the words of Bob Dylan, the times are indeed a-changin’ Fragments Beyond Authenticity by Michael Doyle In a world less versed in prophecy Caught up in its whirl of hypocrisy The by-word become feigned authenticity And nothing is scarier … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Better To Be Despised For Simplicity Than To Be Tormented By Continual Hypocrisy

“Virtue runs no risk of becoming contemptible by being exposed to view, and it is better to be despised for simplicity than to be tormented by continual hypocrisy.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-AD 65) Bloomberg’s dismissive statements against farmers … Continue reading

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Lechon Americano

Happy Roast Suckling Pig Day!! Lechon Americano by Michael Romani Sipping down a San Miguel You with your port and ale Thinking back on yesterday So many memories seem throwaway I was three or maybe four And while the Philippines … Continue reading

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Tradeau

Funny thing about pointing fingers, when you do, for your one finger pointed, three point back at the accuser most often.  This truism seems to proven itself this time around.   Tradeau by Michael Romani Well, would you look at … Continue reading

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Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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Spiritual Nose Dive

Sometimes there is evil or whispers of evil behind even the seemingly most pristine of situations and circumstances. Spiritual Nose Dive by Michael Romani In the midst of the excavated The truth is revealed in the prevaricated It challenges the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Better To Be Politically Dead Than Hypocritically Immortalized

“I have always supported measures and principles and not men. I have acted fearless and independent and I never will regret my course. I would rather be politically buried than to be hypocritically immortalized.” – Davy Crockett, frontiersman, soldier, and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: All Great People Eradicate Hypocrisy From Their Hearts

“The first virtue of all really great men is that they are sincere. They eradicate hypocrisy from their hearts.”  – Anatole France            

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First Principles: To Love Liberty Is To Love Others

“The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.” —William Hazlitt (1778-1830) This writer, though as British as John Locke, may be much overlooked these days, but he is on point … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Qur’an – The Medina Suras

Mohammed arrived at Kuba after “The Flight”  on September 20, 622. Although not my faith, it is important that we understand the beliefs of others.  This particular part of the Qur’an, the al-Nisa has a few themes in which we … Continue reading

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