Tag Archives: Reason

Thought For the Day: Wisdom Is Often A Matter of Perspective

“Humans think they are smarter than dolphins because we build cars and buildings and start wars, etc., and all that dolphins do is swim in the water, eat fish, and play around. Dolphins believe that they are smarter for exactly … Continue reading

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First Principles: Never Abandon Reason

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the spot of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Dare To Reason And Escape Bigotry and Foolishness To Be Free

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.” – Lord Byron, poet (22 Jan 1788-1824)  

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First Principles: National Morality Cannot Prevail When Belief Is Excluded

“Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality … Continue reading

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First Principles: Everyone Has the Right To Worship According To Their Conscience

“As neither reason requires, nor religion permits the contrary, every man living in or out of a state of civil society, has a right peaceably and quietly to worship God according to the dictates of his conscience.” –Samuel Adams, A … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Restart

It’s those sleepless moments along the way When I lie awake before restart of the day Flowing to the windmills in my simple mind Looking at my eyelids and hoping to find Some logic behind all my false reason Some … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Right To Freedom Is God Given and Cannot Be Given Up

“If men … give up any essential natural right, the eternal law of reason and the great end of society, would absolutely vacate such renunciation; the right to freedom being the gift of God Almighty, it is not in the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Speeches Should Be Given For Reason Not Word Count

“Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.” –  Benjamin Franklin (1735) Just ask Nancy Pelosi.. or anyone forced to listen that eight hours of nothing….    

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First Principles: Man Without Reason Is Like A Ship Without A Rudder

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind.” — Thomas Jefferson (1822)        

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Thought For the Day: Success Is Found In What You Do For Others

“All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don’t discover why. Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.” — Danny … Continue reading

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