Tag Archives: Ignorance

If We Would Wish To Heal

Playing a bit of catch up from yesterday in that my life changed dramatically and not for the better, I am combining the sixth day of Na/GloPoWriMo’s goal of a poem about if and the woulds, coulds, and shoulds of … 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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Things I’m Learning From You

Dedicated to all those I like and love however imperfectly… Things I’m Learning From You by Michael Romani I’ve long sought my authenticity Pursuing it with great integrity Only to find that in the much I believed I was too … Continue reading

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Secular Ideal

To hear the communists and socialists tell it the 20th Century must have been the advent of civilization as they and the secularists strove to drive God out of the public square and it was sheer coincidence that it was … Continue reading

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Scars Into Stars

Another inspired in part by the Mowgli movie: Scars Into Stars by Michael Romani The scars that we wear Tell us where we have been Cast out only to forswear Until we ready to be again Bits and pieces that … Continue reading

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First Principles: A People Ignorant and Ill Mannered Will Sink of Their Own Weight

“When People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders.” – Samuel Adams (1775)    

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Misunderstanding Of A Little House

There is a massive campaign to distort historical reality.  It seemingly stops at nothing to turn history on its head to achieve this moment’s agenda.  I believe it cannot be more wrong.  Where possible I attempt to reasonably act against … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Known Propensity of Democracy Is Toward Licentiousness

“The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and ignorant believe to be liberty.”  – Fisher Ames, speech in the Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, 1788  

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Thought For the Day: Contempt Prior To Investigation Will Keep Mankind Ignorant

“There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance – that principle is contempt prior to investigation.” – Herbert Spencer, philosopher … Continue reading

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First Principles: Universal Ignorance and Lack of Virtue Will Sink This Nation Faster Than Any Foreign Invader

“No people will tamely surrender their liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and virtue is preserved. On the contrary, when people are universally ignorant, and debauched in their manners, they will sink under their own … Continue reading

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