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Thought For the Day: However Well Equipped Our Language, It Can Never Be Forearmed Against All Possible Cases That May Arise and Call For Description: Fact Is Richer Than Diction

“However well equipped our language, it can never be forearmed against all possible cases that may arise and call for description: fact is richer than diction.” – J.L. Austin, philosopher of language (28 Mar 1911-1960)

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An Incident of Oxford Compilation

An Incident of Oxford Compilationby Michael DoyleIn my mind gathered so silentlyI pray against evil so vigilantlyIn the darkness of a blind alleyLost among the madmen in the galleryThough words come at me namedLanguage itself will not be tamedIt grows … Continue reading

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On Being Indigenous In the 21st Century

On Being Indigenous In the 21st Centuryby Michael DoyleIn this world of the modern ageWhen most wish to appear a wise sageIt is pithy to posture and sayIn that pseudo-intellectual wayThat the indigenous follow Mother Nature’s wayThough if you were … Continue reading

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Last Chance

Life goes on despite having someone mouth off doesn’t it? Last Chance by Michael Doyle Tell me now, Do you have the cognizance That you might somehow Understand the fruits of consequence And when God speaks to you Dropped like … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If Thoughts Can Corrupt Language, Language Can Also Corrupt Thoughts

“If thoughts can corrupt language, language can also corrupt thoughts.” – George Orwell   Just say, no! No to the thought police who want to demand we reshape our language to conform to their ideology.  That is a sure sign … Continue reading

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Engulfed In A Church of Transition

Claude De Bussy’s music started a tonal revolution that brought with it an entirely different way of looking at music.   It’s simply amazing in its tonal fluidity and how it transformed art music. Debussy’s Engulfed Cathedral:   Engulfed In A … Continue reading

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A Life In Size

The saga of Dracula continues: A Life In Size by Michael Doyle In the dark castle hangs her face A painting of the sunlight he once embraced Hidden within were passages of a maze Guarded from the sun that continues … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Language Is the Archives of History

“Language is the archives of history.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)    

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A Federation Begins

In the formation of the American Constitution, the world’s political  republican theory took a leap into reality despite some downsides. A Federation Begins by Michael Doyle The extending of institutionalized slavery Remains a bleak mark in American history Kicking the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Warm Smile Is the Universal Language of Kindness

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” – William Arthur Ward

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