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Thought For the Day: All Opinions Are Not Equal

“All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust, sophisticated and well supported in logic and argument than others.” –  Douglas Adams, in The Salmon of Doubt (2002)        

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First Principles: Know the Difference Between Opinions and Facts

“Nothing is so contagious as opinion, especially on questions which, being susceptible of very different glosses, beget in the mind a distrust of itself.” — James Madison (1790)        

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First Principles: The Right To Peacefully Dissent Is Fundamental To America

“The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive. It will often be exercised when wrong, but better so than not to be exercised at all. I like … Continue reading

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First Principles: Separation Between Politics and Personalities

“It’s been a great source of pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents  who have not had the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred … Continue reading

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