Tag Archives: Justice

WordPress – #Weekly Photo Challenge – Scale

The Sword of Justice Scales Offers up its own tales And maybe that’s just as well As time itself as it’s own scale Like hurrying to catch up Hoping to drink from the winner’s cup After a busy day fighting … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Strong Must Be Just

“Justice without force is impotent. Force without justice is tyranny. Unable to make what is just strong, we have made what is strong just.” —Blaise Pascal (1623- 1662) And so it is as it must be, we must be both … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Sayings of Confucius

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, political figure and philosopher during the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.   He developed a philosophy known as Confucianism.  This emphasizes personal and governmental morality, correct social relationships, justice and sincerity. So successful … Continue reading

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First Principles: Seek To Friend A Righteous Government; Be An Enemy To Tyranny

“Some boast of being friends to government; I am a friend to righteous government, to a government founded upon the principles of reason and justice; but I glory in publicly avowing my eternal enmity to tyranny.”    John Hancock, in … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Qur’an – The Medina Suras

Mohammed arrived at Kuba after “The Flight”  on September 20, 622. Although not my faith, it is important that we understand the beliefs of others.  This particular part of the Qur’an, the al-Nisa has a few themes in which we … Continue reading

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A Kind of Sonnet of Blindness

A Kind of Sonnet of Blindness by Michael Romani Observed as an adage calling for an eye for eye It’s the way of the world until this world is blind You may think this as justice, but I – I … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Must Be Guided By An Exalted Justice and Benevolence

“It will be worthy of a free, enlightened, and, at no distant period, a great Nation, to give to mankind the magnanimous and too novel example of a People always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence.” — George Washington … Continue reading

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Nightmare As A Child

Nightmare As A Child by Michael Romani A quiet child sits alone on the stairwell The teacher stops to talk, listening to her tale Over hot chocolate for two hold the marshmallow No fuss; no muss; no need to shout … Continue reading

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A Nice Place To Visit

In the continuing promise to my eldest daughter, a poem based on the Twilight Zone Season 1, Episode 29, A Nice Place To Visit: A Nice Place To Visit by Michael Romani Resounding dissonance introduces us to Henry Francis Valentine Hard at … Continue reading

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Thought For The Day: Free Society Resists Interference With Others

“A society is free when its members resist the tendency to interfere by force with the lives of others.  In this kind of society, justice is established as each person is given his clue and no man has a politically … Continue reading

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