Tag Archives: Practice

Reflections on Dorian Gray, Pt. IX: Released From This Evil

Reflections on Dorian Gray, Pt IX: Released From this Evilby Michael DoyleA chain smoked cigar puffed on to make amendsBetween two estranged who had once been friendsTo be young again and to set sail into the dawnUntil one realizes it … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Mind That Aims At A Select Militia, Must Be Influenced By A Truly Anti-Republican Principle

“The mind that aims at a select militia, must be influenced by a truly anti-republican principle; and when we see many men disposed to practice upon it, whenever they can prevail, no wonder true republicans are for carefully guarding against … Continue reading

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To Truly Win

To Truly Winby Michael DoyleWhat does it mean to truly winAnd in explaining this, where we do beginIt is the servant king who in humilityGives to each follower and person their dignityGoing back to the basics of the crossWe find … Continue reading

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A Tale of Christmas In Two Parts

A Tale of Christmas In Two Parts (Republished for 2020)by Michael Doyle aka Michael Romani I. I have heard it saidThat you can eat ’til you’re fullAnd it’s still not enoughThe excuse to be given“But, it’s Christmas…”And one really shouldn’t … Continue reading

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First Principles: In Regard To Religion, Mutual Toleration In the Different Professions There Is What All Good and Candid Minds In All Ages Have Ever Practiced and…Inculcated On Mankind

“In regard to religion, mutual toleration in the different professions thereof is what all good and candid minds in all ages have ever practised, and, both by precept and example, inculcated on mankind.” – Samuel Adams

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The Death Head of Night

The Death Head of Nightby Michael DoyleThere in the darkest of the 20th CenturyWere pages to learn from in our historySuch evil as was darker than the nightWhere our traditions still bring us lightNo matter what the king tells usTruth … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Socialists Desire To Practice Legal Plunder, Not Illegal Plunder. Socialists…Desire to Make the Law Their Own Weapon

“Socialists desire to practice legal plunder, not illegal plunder. Socialists, like all other monopolists, desire to make the law their own weapon. And when once the law is on the side of socialism, how can it be used against socialism? … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Can Be No Public Or Private Virtue Unless the Foundation of Action Is the Practice of Truth

“There can be no public or private virtue unless the foundation of action is the practice of truth.” – George Jacob Holyoake (1817-1906)

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Mathing the COVID-19 Curve

Day 7 of Na/GloPoWriMo!  The target objective? “…a poem based on a news article.” My subject today can be drawn on any number of articles plastered throughout our daily news periodicals to the point it cannot be escaped really.  But, … Continue reading

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