Tag Archives: Idealism

On Idealism and Its Defeat

On Idealism and Its Defeat by Michael Romani Too often the rebuke of idealism Can seem like only so much tribalism Each convinced of an abstraction of right Though differently seen in its perspective of light Lives of practical politics … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Prince – Niccolo Machiavelli

“He who neglects what is done for what ought to be done, sooner effects his ruin than his preservation.” The 16th century political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli wrote the treatise, The Prince.  It was then published with the permission of one of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The World Is Malleable

“The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape.” – Bono, Musician and Social Activist I remember watching U2 play at the US Festival a lifetime ago and telling my friends … Continue reading

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