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An Obsession of Shadow

The challenge for the 13th day of Na/GloPoWriMo is to write something spooky or somewhat creepy.  To me, there is maybe nothing more creepy than the shadowed, dark side of human nature. An Obsession of Shadow by Michael Romani Hiding … Continue reading

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Further Destiny

Who are we to deny who we really are? Further Destiny by Michael Romani In a shivered ship of cold He sang a song remembered from old Ever bitter in its minding Lost without hope of finding That knife blade … Continue reading

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First Principles: Reason Is the Guard Against Humanity’s Absurdities

“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, gullability, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Ships Are Not Built For the Safety of the Port

“A ship in port is safe; but that is not what ships are built for.” – Grace Hopper, computer scientist and US Navy Rear Admiral (1906-1992)          

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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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