Tag Archives: Tolerance

Thought For the Day: Make the World A World A Little Better For Our Presence Through Tolerance, Charity, Temperance, Peace and Kindliness

“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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Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Best Gifts For Christmas Are Forgiveness, Tolerance, Heart, Service, Charity, Example and Respect

“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” – Oren Arnold           … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Degradation of Conservative Black Americans Is Racist Trivialization of Independent Thinking

“Black Americans who think for ourselves are mocked and degraded with words we last saw under Jim Crow. If President Trump had no black supporters, they would call his circle ‘lily white.’ Now, one of America’s most prominent black entertainers … Continue reading

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Matter of Life and Death

Based in part on 1 John 3:11-18 Matter of Life and Death by Michael Romani Ours is to live in Holy Love Here on earth as above It’s a matter of life and death And of what life has left … Continue reading

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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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