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Thought For the Day: To Achieve World Government, It Is Necessary To Remove From the Minds of Men, Their Individualism, Loyalty to Family Traditions, National Patriotism and Religious Dogmas

“To achieve world government, it is necessary to remove from the minds of men, their individualism, loyalty to family traditions, national patriotism and religious dogmas.” – Dr. G. Brock Chisolm (1896-1971), First Director General of the World Health Organization

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Thought For the Day: On Organizational Leadership

Five Characteristics That Define An Outstanding Leader: There are more than five characteristics that define what makes an outstanding leader.  Of the many that do, some of the most valuable include continued growth throughout career and life; purpose and passion … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: On An Introduction to Environmental Science

Two Issues Described Related To Environmental Science Either Local or Nationwide: Of the many and varied facets of environmental science, there are at least two general areas that have have been of interest for many decades.   The first of these … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Individualism, Love of Enterprise and Pride In Personal Freedom Are the Hallmarks of Americanism

“Individualism, the love of enterprise, and the pride in personal freedom, have been deemed by Americans not only as their choicest, but their peculiar and exclusive possessions.” – James Bryce (1838-1922)    

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First Principles: Everyone Has the Right To Worship According To Their Conscience

“As neither reason requires, nor religion permits the contrary, every man living in or out of a state of civil society, has a right peaceably and quietly to worship God according to the dictates of his conscience.” –Samuel Adams, A … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Poetry of William Blake

Born on November 28, 1757, William Blake spent his life as a poet, painter and printmaker before passing on August 12, 1827.  Blake has long been considered a seminal figure in the history of modern English poetry and in the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Love of Beauty and Reverence for Tradition Make for the Best of Art

“The scientific spirit, the contempt of tradition, the lack of discipline and the exaltation of the individual have very nearly made an end of art. It can only be restored by the love of beauty, the reverence for tradition, the … Continue reading

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Time Spent On the Harvard Classics: Stonehenge – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson’s biggest long term influence in culture was first and foremost as the leader of the transcendentalist movement in mid-19th century America.  As such, he was seen as championing individualism and a leading critic of the pressures from … Continue reading

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