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Thought For the Day: Man Is Condemned To Be Free. Condemned Because He Did Not Create Himself, Yet Is Nevertheless At Liberty

“Man is condemned to be free. Condemned because he did not create himself, yet is nevertheless at liberty, and from the moment he is thrown into this world he is responsible for everything he does.” – Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)

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Thought For the Day: If I Knew of Something That Could Serve My Nation But Would Ruin Another, I Would Not Propose It To My Prince, For I Am First A Man

“If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a Frenchman … because I am necessarily a man, … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Conditions Upon Which God Hath Given Liberty To Man Is Eternal Vigilance

“It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become prey to the active. The conditions upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which condition if he break, servitude is at once the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Man, Once Surrendering His Reason, Has No Remaining Guard Against Absurdities

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: With Man This Is Impossible, But With God All Things Are Possible

“Jesus looked at them and said, ‘With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.’” – Matthew 19:26 (New International Version)

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First Principles: Judges…Should Not Be Dependent Upon Any Man, Or Body of Men

“Judges, therefore, should be always men of learning and experience in the laws, of exemplary morals, great patience, calmness, coolness, and attention. Their minds should not be distracted with jarring interests; they should not be dependent upon any man, or … Continue reading

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With A Kiss To the Heart

With A Kiss To the Heartby Michael DoyleWith a kiss to the heartMy love woke with a startThinking on the words saidAnd waking parts thought deadSpeaking ’til early mornMy soul became a smile wornUntil it reaches my faceFinding what it … Continue reading

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The Chasm Between

The Chasm Betweenby Michael DoyleWhen man creates the perfect machineWill it be as some utopian dreamsOr will they find the chasm betweenWho we are and how we wish to seemIs one which it escapes all detectionThat mortals such as we … Continue reading

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First Principles: Man, Once Surrendering His Reason, Has No Remaining Guard Against Absurdities the Most Monstrous

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: As Man Depends Absolutely Upon His Maker For Everything, It Is Necessary That He Should In All Points Conform To His Maker’s Will

“As man depends absolutely upon his Maker for everything, it is necessary that he should in all points conform to his Maker’s will. This will of his Maker is called the law of nature. … This law of nature, being … Continue reading

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