Tag Archives: Power

Angel Falls (Recalls)

There’s a lot of power in the water that flows on this planet of ours.  Like the sun .. but a lot cooler.. it is a bringer of both life and destruction…. Angel Falls (Recalls) by Michael Romani Angel Falls … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Government Has No Right To Control Individual Liberty Beyond What Is Necessary To the Safety and Well-Being of Society

“Government has no right to control individual liberty beyond what is necessary to the safety and well-being of society. Such is the boundary which separates the power of the government and the liberty of the citizen or subject in the … Continue reading

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Strong On Defense

The Sun is one part friend and one part foe.  It’s amazing thinking of the ways the Earth protects us from this. Strong On Defense by Michael Romani What is the strength of the solar flares To measure this, we … Continue reading

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Power of the Moon

There is a tidal pull to the moon that is nothing short of miraculous. Power of the Moon by Michael Romani The children must learn The power of the moon Pulled by tides we earn Our keep from the ocean’s … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Listen Well Is As Powerful As To Talk Well

“To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.” – John Marshall      

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Retribution For Frailty

Sadists like to kick people when they’re down.   Turn to multiple forums from Facebook to otherwise and you see people constantly tearing at each other and doing this for the good of the other.  Interesting how we convince ourselves … Continue reading

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Bones of A Dead Man

We can learn a lot from the past.  The trick is to learn the best not the worse and realize things, thoughts, deeds are contextual and not always the same as it might be today or the future. Bones of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Whether Prince or Pauper, All Are Prone To Abuse Power If Not Guided By Love of Truth and Virtue

“Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.” – Jean de la Fontaine, poet and fabulist (8 Jul … Continue reading

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Oxygen Reexamined

One of the little miracles of life that we too often take for granted is the level of oxygen on our fair planet and just what this does for us without much of an effort by most. Oxygen Reexamined by … Continue reading

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First Principles: Power In Our Republic Is To Be Bound By the Chains of the Constitution

“In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.” – Thomas Jefferson (1798)    

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