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A Perspective of Identity

A Perspective of Identityby Michael DoyleIdentityMulti-facetedYet abstractIntegral Stated with trustCrucial To communicationEssentialTo humanity’s explanationPervasive In every social interactionAn accelerated Mix of culture in transitionDiscussed amongst us allLike Babel’s great fallA conception in definitionDeveloped in competencyOr lost in the incendiarySocial categoryPersonal … Continue reading

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First Principles: Without Morals, A Republic Cannot Subsist For Any Length of Time

“Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time. They therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure and which insures to the good eternal happiness, are undermining the solid foundation of morals, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: All Great Human Deeds Both Consume and Transform Their Doers

“All great human deeds both consume and transform their doers. Consider an athlete, or a scientist, or an artist, or an independent business creator. In the service of their goals they lay down time and energy and many other choices … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Dorian Gray

Thoughts On Dorian Grayby Michael DoyleTextured as it is in prescienceAre those things outside of scienceAmong these is the legend of Dorian GrayOf which there is much yet to sayImages that stick through flesh like a knifeSliced cleanly through the … Continue reading

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Pushed and Pulled

Yesterday, September 27, 2021, was the last day of prescribed cardiac rehab. They tell me that I am doing excellently. The only admonishment given was that I should keep in mind not to work out as hard as my spirit … Continue reading

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For Fear That We Will Fall

For Fear That We Will Fallby Michael DoyleListen to the world as you doBut in the end to yourself be trueNeither a borrower or lender beBecause debt destroys harmonyWords of wisdom to follow farAs true as truth is the northern … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Difference Between A Welfare State and A Totalitarian State Is A Matter of Time

“The difference between a welfare state and a totalitarian state is a matter of time.”– -author and philosopher Ayn Rand (1905-1982)

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First Principles: Men, To Act With Vigor and Effect, Must Have Time To Mature Measures…As To the Best Method of Applying Them

“Men, to act with vigor and effect, must have time to mature measures, and judgment and experience, as to the best method of applying them. They must not be hurried on to their conclusions by the passions, or the fears … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Dreams Heed No Borders, the Eyes Need No Visas. With Eyes Shut I Walk Across the Line In Time. All the Time.

“Dreams heed no borders, the eyes need no visas. With eyes shut I walk across the line in time. All the time.” – Gulzar, poet, lyricist, and film director (b. 18 Aug 1934)

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First Principles: If We Were To Remove the Bible From Public Schools We Would Be Wasting So Much Time Punishing Crimes and Taking So Little Pains To Prevent Them

“If we were to remove the Bible from public schools we would be wasting so much time punishing crimes and taking so little pains to prevent them.” – Benjamin Rush

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