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First Principles: Reason Is the 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: Closed Minds and Books Are Simply Blocks of Wood

“A closed mind is like a closed book: just a block of wood.” – Chinese Proverb      

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First Principles: Never Abandon Reason

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the spot 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: The Truest Beauty of A Woman Shines From the Inside Out

“Taught from infancy that beauty is woman’s sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.” – Mary Wollstonecraft, reformer and writer (27 Apr 1759-1797)    

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Explore

In an age that plays too fast and too loose And every moment is expected to be the golden goose The crack in the cosmic egg seems a little poorer As facts mutate instantly and we continue to explore The … Continue reading

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First Principles: Tyranny Over Man’s Mind Is Unacceptable

“I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.” – Thomas Jefferson (1800)      

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Seven Turns of Seven

From a friend’s 7 x 7 form given out at a short form poetry class: Seven Turns of Seven by Michael Romani In seven turns of seven We found our way to heaven Stumbling there almost blind Seven steps inside … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Creativity Is Our True Fountain of Youth

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will have truly defeated age.” … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Mind and Heart Both Need To Be Educated

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”  –  Aristotle On the importance of learning, teaching and sharing ethical values: http://pages.stolaf.edu/ein/getting-started/why-study-ethics/ Should you wish to read Ethics  by Aristotle, it may be read in its entirety here: … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A House Is Not A Home

“A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body” – Margaret Fuller (American journalist, critic, and women’s rights advocate) To find out more about this brilliant find that paved … Continue reading

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