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Thought For the Day: Dogma Is the Conviction of One Man Imposed Authoritatively On Others

“Dogma is the convictions of one man imposed authoritatively upon others.” – Felix Adler (1851-1933)      

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First Principles: We Cannot Be Happy Without Being Free; We Cannot Be Free Without Being Secure In Our Property

“Let these truths be indelibly impressed on our minds — that we cannot be happy, without being FREE — that we cannot be free, without being secure in our property— that we cannot be secure in our property, if, without … Continue reading

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There’s the Deep of That

Common culture often sees child’s play as an expression of something basic.  Modern psychology suggests that it is otherwise.  I am inclined to agree. There’s the Deep of That by Michael Romani There is as it seems A world that … Continue reading

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First Principles: Heavy Taxation Reduces Consumption Which In Turn Reduces Revenue

“If duties are too high, they lessen the consumption; the collection is eluded; and the product to the treasury is not so great as when they are confined within proper and moderate bounds. This forms a complete barrier against any … Continue reading

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First Principles: It is Our Duty To Resist Wrongful Force Exerted For Bad Purposes

“Has force, exerted for the purposes of malevolance, a right to command? Can it impose an obligation to obey? No. Resistance to such force is a right, and, if resistance can prove effectual, it is a duty also.” – James … Continue reading

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