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First Principles: Democracy Will Soon Degenerate Into An Anarchy That Every Man Will Do What Is Right In His Own Eyes and No Man’s Life Or Property Or Reputation Or Liberty Will Be Secure

“[D]emocracy will soon degenerate into an anarchy, such an anarchy that every man will do what is right in his own eyes and no man’s life or property or reputation or liberty will be secure, and every one of these … Continue reading

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Illuminating Light

Illuminating Lightby Michael DoyleEvery day is a new dayOf goodness felt in celebrationTo be lived in every wayWith the utmost fascinationRegardless of expectationLife comes just as it willHowever direct in contemplationEach day has its own unpaid billIt is all in … Continue reading

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Installation

Installationby Michael DoyleIn this race of recurrenceMay we run it with enduranceThe baton passes in every generationThere is a strategy in this venerationLaying hands to pass authorityThis is the way of the legendaryTime passes in legs of this raceMaking changes … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Mistakes Are Part of the Dues That One Pays For A Full Life

“Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren, actor and singer (b. 20 Sep 1934)

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On A Friendship

On A Friendshipby Michael DoyleFriendship is like a storyA melody that catches and belongsThere in the ways of trustIs a love that grows as it mustChildren play at their gamesWe play our own, just the sameBelieving in things hard to … Continue reading

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River Rain

River Rainby Michael DoyleAs a gift from the CreatorThe rain fills into the riverBringing new life just begunWith a toss of dice, it’s wonLike a raindrop fills the creekWords become love we dare to speakSpilling out like a timeless riverInto … Continue reading

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Waters of Life

Waters of Lifeby Michael DoyleNavigating the waters of lifeFrom dreams of others comes lateThe sacrifices are not in vainFor the dreams and nightmares on the mainTo open one’s eyes and seeThe rebirth needed for eternityDreaming of the endless nightThe one … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Seem To Have Loved You In Numberless Forms, Numberless Distance, In Life After Life, In Age After Age, Forever

“I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless distance, in life after life, in age after age, forever.” – Rabindranath Tagore

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First Principles: Never Suppose That In Any Possible Situation, Or Under Any Circumstances, It Is Best For You To Do A Dishonorable Thing, However Slightly

“Give up money, give up fame, give up science, give the earth itself and all it contains rather than do an immoral act. And never suppose that in any possible situation, or under any circumstances, it is best for you … Continue reading

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Life Out of Balance

Life Out of Balanceby Michael DoyleThe specter of death springs forth with its talonsAs we seek to live lives far too far out balanceCertain as we can be with any semblance of certitudeThat we are striving to have just the … Continue reading

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