Tag Archives: Tradition

Thought For the Day: Illiberalism Breeds the Conditions Ripe For Mob Rule

“The tendency of liberals is to create bodies of men and women — of all classes — detached from tradition, alienated from religion, and susceptible to mass suggestion — mob rule. And a mob will be no less a mob … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Tend

Black night rolls in dark and long Mother Wolf bays her moonlit song Shep encircles and tends the sheep Taking them to safety and for them to keep Safe into this dark, cold night Safe until the morning’s first light … Continue reading

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Modernity

Modernity by Michael Romani Since the inception of the Meiji dynasty Japan has sought its sense of modernity Growth and development for several generations Has been the impact of this restoration Tradition pitted against modernity Has been the struggle in … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Songs of Thanksgiving

A little something to listen to in the spirit of the American tradition of Thanksgiving being celebrated on this sacred day.  Sacred to us, perhaps not so around the world.  But, then maybe it should be so.  Actually, every day, … Continue reading

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Macy’s Day Parade 2017

Macy’s Day Parade 2017 by Michael Romani Waking up just a little late I forgot that I had made myself a date To watch the Macy’s Day Parade Even if alone for this serenade A visual serenade of beauty, color … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Constitution Is Not Written On Blank Pages

“Our peculiar security is in the possession of a written Constitution. Let us not make it a blank paper by construction.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to Wilson Nicholas, 1803 Every word in the Constitution either means something of particular intent or … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Love of Beauty and Reverence for Tradition Make for the Best of Art

“The scientific spirit, the contempt of tradition, the lack of discipline and the exaltation of the individual have very nearly made an end of art. It can only be restored by the love of beauty, the reverence for tradition, the … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Rhyme

Throughout all of our many centuries Hearts have been lost up on anniversaries With minds filled with willed versification Rhymed moments of steadfast dedication To do less might even, to some, be a crime We have given that much power … Continue reading

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Living Rooms

Living Rooms by Michael Romani Starting with a strategy Based on sense of priority Found in a feel of empathy Not one based on sympathy And in consideration of facts That leave one feeling relaxed There in a processed interrogation … Continue reading

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