Tag Archives: Tolerance

Thought For the Day: The Greatest Threat To Today Is the Climate of Dishonesty

“The greatest threat to American democracy isn’t communism, jihadism or any other external force or foreign power.  It’s our own willingness to tolerate dishonesty in service of party, and in pursuit of power.” – Michael Bloomberg While I disagree with … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Perfectly Appropriate To Copy The Nuances, Mannerisms, Styles and Cultural Idioms of Other Cultures

“By now you’ve probably heard that an American teenager wore a traditional Chinese dress to her prom. The young lady, Keziah Daum, is not ethnically Chinese or Asian. And this infuriated a lot of people on Twitter. … Cultural appropriation … Continue reading

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Seven Points of Beatitude (Sapientia)

Seven Points of Beatitude by Michael Romani As the ghosts of one year floated by to be received In a clarity of slumber of one refusing to be self-deceived I had turned on the television intending to rest a moment … Continue reading

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First Principles: Political Conversion Is Best Done Through Persuasion

“In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 1, 1787 Federalist No. 1 may be read … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The World Would Be Dreary Without St. Nicholas

“Alas! How dreary would be the world if there was no Santa Claus! There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence.” – Francis P. Church        

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Thought For the Day: ‘Liberals’ Are Not So Open Minded

“Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views.”  — William F. Buckley Jr. (1925-2008), founder of National Review       

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Black

Never will I forget that black day of darkest infamy When horror stepped out of the pages of surreality Startling it way across this workaday world of you and me And killing others over a cartoon became our reality Certainly, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Tolerance Is How You Treat People Who Disagree With You

“Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.” – Timothy J. Keller    

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First Principles: Our Republic Is Predicated on Christian Tolerance

“It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ. For this very reason peoples of other faiths have … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Can Each Change the World For the Better

“I should dearly love that the world should be ever so little better for my presence. Even on this small stage we have our two sides, and something might be done by throwing all one’s weight on the scale of … Continue reading

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