Tag Archives: Matter

Thought For the Day: I Just Want To Reiterate: Not Just Black Lives Matter, All Lives Matter

“I just want to reiterate: not just black lives matter, all lives matter.” – Philonise Floyd, George Floyd’s brother

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Thought For the Day: Freedom To Differ Is Not Limited To Things That Do Not Matter Much. That Would Be A Mere Shadow of Freedom.

 “Freedom to differ is not limited to things that do not matter much. That would be a mere shadow of freedom. The test of its substance is the right to differ as to things that touch the heart of the … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #15: Played Cards

Na/GloPoWriMo #15: Played Cardsby Michael DoyleMaybe it seems insistentTo be so persistentIn finding time an illusionWhile we all seek our absolutionOur veins beg for transfusionCued as it were by life’s confusionDespite being a fancy dancerAnd at moments, a romancerWe all … Continue reading

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Thought For Today: I Have Come To the Conclusion That Politics Is Too Serious A Matter To Be Left To the Politicians

 “I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.” – Charles De Gaulle (1890-1970)

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Capture the Flag

Capture the Flagby Michael DoyleThere you are with your mind scatteredHaving fought hard for what is said matteredNone of this means all that much to youJust another bit of life to go throughLike rats caught in Skinner’s mazeYou watch the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Value and Respect Every Black Life

 “We value and respect every black life. The black cops who have been shot in the line of duty, they matter. The black small business owners who have watched their life’s work go up in flames, they matter. The black … Continue reading

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Unique Just Means Alone

They say no man is an island.  Perhaps for some of us, it would be better if we were. Unique Just Means Alone by Michael Doyle I guess it doesn’t matter if it’s deserved That special designation that’s been reserved … Continue reading

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But Not Today

Yesterday, my driver’s side back wheel got sabotaged and blew out while on the highway.   Probably just a freak accident, right?  Anyhow.. a poem came from this.  Surprise, right? Spoiler alert, I found out once again about the goodness in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Throughout History, It Has Been…the Silence of the Voice of Justice…That Has Made It Possible For Evil To Triumph

“Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil … Continue reading

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First Principles: Religion Is A Matter Which Lies Solely Between Man and His God

“Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not … Continue reading

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