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First Principles: Whenever the Pillars of Christianity Are Overthrown, Our Republican Government and All Blessing From It Will Fall With Them

“To the kindly influence of Christianity we owe that degree of civil freedom, and political and social happiness, which mankind now enjoys…Whenever the pillars of Christianity shall be overthrown, our present republican forms of government – and all blessings which … Continue reading

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First Principles: The First Maxim of Those Who Love Liberty Is To Never Grant Rulers An Atom of Power That Is Not Indispensably Necessary

“The first maxim of a man who loves liberty, should be never to grant to rulers an atom of power that is not most clearly and indispensably necessary for the safety and well being of society.” – Richard Henry Lee   … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Laws and Our Institutions Are Based On and Embody Christian Teachings

“Our laws and our institutions must necessarily be based upon and embody the teachings of The Redeemer of mankind. It is impossible that it should be otherwise; and in this sense and to this extent our civilization and our institutions … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Supreme Being Rules Mankind’s Affairs Whose Goodness and Mercy Follow the American People

“I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek … Continue reading

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Darkness Quenches Light

Halloween Poem #18 Darkness Quenches Light by Michael Romani Among the demons there is history Some might strangely call it legacy Where troubled hearts are in need of friends And if you’re safe, it just depends Quintessential in the rarified … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: True Faith Is Mankind’s Weakness Leaning On God’s Strength

“Real true faith is man’s weakness leaning on God’s strength.” – Dwight L. Moody      

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Thought For the Day: Imagination Brought Mankind From the Dark Ages To the Present State of Civilization

“Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.” – L. Frank Baum The points about Columbus and Franklin are technically wrong, while the … Continue reading

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Pick Up Sticks

Canines and mankind have a relationship that has recently been discovered to be much older than thought for most of my life.  The estimate I heard today on an audiobook about animal behavior placed this friendship back over 100,000 years … Continue reading

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In Defense of Human Reason

Too many people have forgotten the processes of empirical observation and its accompanying reasoning as the basis for real science.  This insistence of substituting in dogma and speculation in the name of a hijacked science and failure to adhere to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Pay More Attention To What People Do and Less To What They Say

“Pay less attention to what men say. Just watch what they do.” – Dale Carnegie    

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