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First Principles: Diffusion of Virtue and Knowledge Is Our Security From Ever Being Enslaved

“If Virtue & Knowledge are diffused among the People, they will never be enslav’d. This will be their great Security.”  – Samuel Adams, letter to James Warren, February 12, 1779      

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First Principles: No Type of Property Is Secure Under Excessive or Inequitable Taxes

“A just security to property is not afforded by that government, under which unequal taxes oppress one species of property and reward another species.” – James Madison (1792)    

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Thought For the Day: Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or It Is Nothing

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” – Helen Keller   … Continue reading

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Good News of Great Joy

Based in part on Luke 8:1-12 : Good News of Great Joy by Michael Romani Mankind cannot but help but glory In thinking on all the Christmas story From ancient tales to Charlie Brown It’s a tale told covering sacred … Continue reading

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First Principles: Public Liberty Is the Most Precious Jewel For Mankind

“Is the relinquishment of the trial by jury and the liberty of the press necessary for your liberty? Will the abandonment of your most sacred rights tend to the security of your liberty? Liberty, the greatest of all earthly blessings … Continue reading

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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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First Principles: The Virtue of the People Is Our Best Security

“We may look up to armies for defense, but virtue is our best security. It is not possible that any state should long remain free, where virtue is not supremely honored.” – Samuel Adams, Letter to Joseph Warren, 1775   … Continue reading

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First Principles: Neither the Wisest Constitution Or Laws Can Protect A Corrupted People

“Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” – Samuel Adams (1749)      

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First Principles: Without Virtue We Cannot Secure Our Nation

“Is there no virtue among us? If there be not, we are in a wretched situation. No theoretical checks — no form of government can render us secure.” – James Madison (1778)        

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Ceremony

The Way of the Gods is one of great ritual Processes of discipline that become habitual The nature of kami is that of complex divinity One that blends the spirit of  balanced ceremony With the worship of ancestors with dexterity … Continue reading

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