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First Principles: He Who Permits Himself To Tell A Lie Once, Finds It…Becomes Habitual

“There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time, till at length it becomes habitual.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: He Who Permits Himself To Tell A Lie Once, Finds It Much Easier To Do It A Second and A Third Time, Till At Length It Becomes Habitual

“It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Simple Step of A Courageous Individual Is Not To Take Part In the Lie. One Word of Truth Outweighs the World.

“The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. One word of truth outweighs the world.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008)

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First Principles: For Although They Knew God, They Did Not Honor Him As God Or Give Thanks To Him, But They Became Futile In Their Thinking, and Their Foolish Hearts Were Darkened

“For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Claiming to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Falsehood of the Tongue Leads To That of the Heart, and In Time Depraves All Its Good Disposition

“(F)alsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good disposition.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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Thought For the Day: Too Often We Enjoy the Comfort of Opinion Without the Discomfort of Thought

“Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.” – John F. Kennedy

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Thought For the Day: A Lie Doesn’t Become Truth, Wrong Doesn’t Become Right and Evil Doesn’t Become Good Just Because It’s Accepted By A Majority

“A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right and evil doesn’t become good just because it’s accepted by a majority.” – Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

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Thought For the Day: A Lie Doesn’t Become Truth, Wrong Doesn’t Become Right and Evil Doesn’t Become Good Just Because It’s Accepted By A Majority

“A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right and evil doesn’t become good just because it’s accepted by a majority. ” – Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

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Thought For the Day: A Lie Stands On One Leg, A Truth On Two

“A lie stands on one leg, a truth on two.” – Benjamin Franklin (1735)

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Letting An Innocent Man Die

Yes, this is still a big issue if not the biggest issue with me left over from the work for which I will always take a bit of my dignity and honor (such as it is) from.   Even one … Continue reading

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