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First Principles: Power Is of An Encroaching Nature and Must Be Restrained

“It will not be denied that power is of an encroaching nature and that it ought to be effectually restrained from passing the limits assigned to it.” – James Madison (1788)    

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First Principles: Every Master of Slaves Is A Petty Tyrant Bringing Judgment of Heaven On Their Nations

“Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgement of heaven upon a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or It Is Nothing

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” – Helen Keller   … Continue reading

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Electric Tragedy

Electronic based music seems to have had its zenith in yesterday.  Not sure why.  From Progressive Rock to New Wave to Ambient to some forms of music these days that can only be considered regressive, it’s an interesting fixture in … Continue reading

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First Principles: The People’s Rights Are Derived From Natural Law Not the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

“A free people [claim] their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate.” – Thomas Jefferson (1774)      

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God’s Incredible Light Show

In a virtual environment known as Second Life, they have tried to replicate these in their original form but also in something called particle shows (in a way).  But no one can beat God’s incredible light show.  This video is  … Continue reading

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First Principles: Power’s Encroaching Nature Must Be Restrained

“It will not be denied that power is of an encroaching nature and that it ought to be effectually restrained from passing the limits assigned to it.” – James Madison, in Federalist 48    

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First Principles: There Is An Indissoluble Union Between Virtue and Happiness

“There exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is A Direct Correlation Between Doing Good and Receiving Good

“[T]here exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nature Is A Endless Song of One Beautiful Form Into Another

“Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another.” – John Muir, Naturalist … Continue reading

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