Tag Archives: Ignorance

Passing It Down

Passing It Downby Michael DoylePassing it down to the next generationHoping it might be held in venerationSharing openly our ways of instructionIn hopes that they would avoid destructionFrom child to child this is taughtTo do as we should and not … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Great Deal of Intelligence Can Be Invested In Ignorance When the Need for Illusion Is Deep

“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.” – Saul Bellow, writer, Nobel laureate (10 Jun 1915-2005

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First Principles: Knowledge Will Forever Govern Ignorance and A People Who Mean To Be Their Own Governors Must Arm Themselves With the Power Which Knowledge Gives

“Knowledge Will Forever Govern Ignorance and A People Who Mean To Be Their Own Governors Must Arm Themselves With the Power Which Knowledge Gives. ” – James Madison

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First Principles: No Nation Is Permitted To Live In Ignorance With Impunity

“No nation is permitted to live in ignorance with impunity” – Thomas Jefferson

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A Brodsky View of the Pandemic

A Brodsky View of the Pandemicby Michael DoyleShow trial advances without stayCharges pressed without any delayThe time arrives to dispense all playIn a fluke filled with fearsCame the nice as if to cheersThat would repeat themselves through yearsQuickly then comes … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Popular Government, Without Popular Information, Or the Means of Acquiring It, Is But A Prologue to A Farce Or A Tragedy; Or, Perhaps Both

“A popular Government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy; or, perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Those Intoxicated By the Advance of Knowledge So Often Become the Enemies of Freedom

 “Ever since the beginning of modern science, the best minds have recognized that ‘the range of acknowledged ignorance will grow with the advance of science.’ Unfortunately, the popular effect of this scientific advance has been a belief, seemingly shared by … Continue reading

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First Principles: Knowledge Will Forever Govern Ignorance, and A People Who Mean To Be Their Own Governors, Must Arm Themselves With the Power Knowledge Gives

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives.” – James Madison

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Thought For the Day: If Knowledge Can Create Problems, It Is Not Through Ignorance That We Can Solve Them

“If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.” – Isaac Asimov (1920-1992)

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The New Tolerance

The New Toleranceby Michael Doyle A little something about toleranceIt’s not by majority or in ignoranceTruth is absolute and not up for voteThe new intolerance needs an antidote This the antidote or speaking truthSomething we should from our youthTruth spoken … Continue reading

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