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First Principles: The Burning of An Author’s Books, Imprisonment For Opinion’s Sake, Has Always Been the Tribute That An Ignorant Age Pays To the Genius of Its Time

“The burning of an author’s books, imprisonment for opinion’s sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time.” – Joseph Allen (1749-1827)

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Inspired By Conversation

Inspired By Conversationby Michael DoyleLife has its hitsThat come along the wayThe Devil has his duesWe all have to payIt’s a slow paradeThe passage of these yearsFilled with ups and downsIts smiles and its tearsBut of all the thingsThat have … Continue reading

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Lessons From Alcestis

Lessons From Alcestisby Michael DoyleAlcestis was the fairest of daughtersMuch beloved by Pelias, her fatherSo too loved by her husband, AdmetusAnd of her son, the warrior EumelusFearing that death might come to soonMade Admetus err in bringing love to ruinFor … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Same Prudence Which In Private Life Would Forbid Our Paying Our Own Money For Unexplained Projects, Forbids It In the Dispensation of the Public Moneys

“The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.” – Thomas Jefferson (1808)

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Thought For the Day: Mistakes Are Part of the Dues That One Pays For A Full Life

“Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.” -Sophia Loren, actress (b. 1934)

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First Principles: Tis Folly In One Nation To Look For Disinterested Favors From Another

“Tis folly in one Nation to look for disinterested favors from another; that it must pay with a portion of its Independence for whatever it may accept under that character; that by such acceptance, it may place itself in the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In Recognizing the Humanity of Our Fellow Beings, We Pay Ourselves the Highest Tribute

“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.“– Thurgood Marshall

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First Principles: An Investment In Knowledge Always Pays the Best Interest

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Wildness Into View

Another in the series on photography.  This one focuses on capturing animals and plants. There is so much to see in this fascinating world of ours. Wildness Into View by Michael Doyle Staying hidden in order to see Is the … Continue reading

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