Tag Archives: Mistake

Thought For the Day: It Is A Capital Mistake To Theorize Before One Has Data

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” – Arthur Conan Doyle, physician and writer (22 May 1859-1930)      

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Retroactive Kaleidoscope

The optional objective for Day 17 of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020 is to write a poem incorporating a ‘forgotten’ technology.   Well, my choice is not so much as forgotten but once a has been yet now a collectible among some. Retroactive … Continue reading

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What Color Is A Soul?

We’re half way through NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020 and it’s April 15th.   The stated optional objective is to write a poem reflective of the color of any particular brand of our choosing.  This brought to mind an argument brewing since the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Freedom Is A Gift From God and Not To Be Alienated By Mankind and Voluntarily Become A Slave

“If men through fear, fraud or mistake, should in terms renounce and give up any essential natural right, the eternal law of reason and the great end of society, would absolutely vacate such renunciation; the right to freedom being the … Continue reading

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The Spark of Growth

Based in part on Luke 17:1-6: : The Spark of Growth by Michael Doyle We do not need to live in fear Rather it be from afar or near We must live by faith in our day The Lord is … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020

The days are dark but we will get through this. Pandemic 2020 by Michael Doyle Mass graves mark the passing through Of the last major outbreak of flu There are not moments relegated to history But a devastating part of … Continue reading

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Leaving Yesterdays Behind

What matters profit if it has cost your soul? Leaving Yesterdays Behind by Michael Doyle What it is that seems fit Is often enough a matter Devoted entirely to profit All other arguments shatter The implication is clear That neither … Continue reading

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As Sinners Saved By Grace

Based in part on the Book of Matthew: As Sinners Saved By Grace by Michael Romani Let there be no kind of mistake We must move beyond heartbreak For the good of God’s and our sake To give as much … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is No Greater Mistake Than Doing Nothing Because Only Little Could Be Done

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” – Edmund Burke, statesman and writer (12 Jan 1729-1797)    

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Scorecard

Ever wonder how your life is tallying up? Scorecard by Michael Romani Sometimes like an idiot savant I do my best to be your servant Lord, to put things a little oddly I recognize that on earth, I am your … Continue reading

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