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Thought For the Day: Those Who Cannot Remember the Past Are Condemned To Repeat It

“Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana in The Life of Reason   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Whenever We Take Away the Liberties of Those Whom We Hate, We Are Opening the Way To Loss of Liberty For Those We Love

 “Whenever we take away the liberties of those whom we hate, we are opening the way to loss of liberty for those we love.” – Wendell L. Willkie (1892-1944)    

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First Principles: It Is A Common Error To Mistake Change For Progress

“It is not strange… to mistake change for progress.” – Millard Fillmore    

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Ways of Freedom

From time to time, it seems necessary to think on choices made and principles kept. Ways of Freedom by Michael Romani “Times march on”, says the old soldier Remembering back on times bolder But some things are best and better … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Class

The universe measures us in a thousand weighs We’ll never really understand through our days We stand here hopeless about being helpless; it’s true Relying on half truths of a class we never really ever knew Taking our journey in … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: If You Cannot Remember the Past, You’re Condemned To Repeat It

“Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”  – George Santayana, in Life of Reason Life of Reason can … Continue reading

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