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First Principles: Foreign Influence Is Truly the Grecian Horse To A Republic. We Cannot Be Too Careful To Exclude Its Influence

“Foreign influence is truly the Grecian horse to a republic. We cannot be too careful to exclude its influence.” – Alexander Hamilton (1793)

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Ungrateful

Ungratefulby Michael DoyleThere is in core functionalityAn awakened and new sense of realityIt’s another bit from our biologyThat we’re given over to our technologyWe all have our half-hidden flawsDecidedly difficult as nature’s lawsThat breaking our loops is difficultAnd when we … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Off-Ramp Out of Extreme Poverty Is, Ugh, Commerce, It’s Entrepreneurial Capitalism

“I ended up as an activist in a very different place from where I started. I thought that if we just redistributed resources, then we could solve every problem. I now know that’s not true. There’s a funny moment when … Continue reading

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First Principles: Love Your Neighbor As Yourself and Your Country More Than Yourself

“Love your neighbor as yourself and your country more than yourself.” – Thomas Jefferson (1825)

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Changing the Narrative

Changing the Narrativeby Michael DoyleIt’s the heart of the matterTo stand firm and not shatterFrom the first heart’s beatWe are born to find our feetTo save a life, we do as we canListening gently offering our handMade in the likeness, … Continue reading

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Inspired By Conversation

Inspired By Conversationby Michael DoyleLife has its hitsThat come along the wayThe Devil has his duesWe all have to payIt’s a slow paradeThe passage of these yearsFilled with ups and downsIts smiles and its tearsBut of all the thingsThat have … Continue reading

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Moonkyst and the Twisted Fae

Moonkyst and the Twisted Faeby Michael DoyleIn the early morning mistWe dream our dreams moonkystit’s a fantasy, some might sayBut it gets us through another daySome dance the dance of twisted faeWhile the music plays; they swayAs if it might … Continue reading

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While They Break Our Hearts

While They Break Our Heartsby Michael DoyleLife is full of imprecisionsToo many mistakesAnd too many bad decisionsRomances gone wrongNever knowing where one belongsJust another round of heartbreak songsStaying up late to catch a breakSome things can’t be fakeWhile they break … Continue reading

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The Sphinx of Legacy

The Sphinx of Legacyby Michael DoyleIn the mystery of the sphinxIs the ancient mystery that linksTo secret rooms of love and wisdomIt brings release like keys to the kingdomSome are kept prisoner by this lureWhile others believe this is the … Continue reading

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Lessons From Tristan and Isolde

Lessons From Tristan and Isoldeby Michael DoyleLove has been the subject of great mysteryThroughout all of mankind’s fabled historySometimes life’s lessons have become legendaryFrom Shakespeare to the Athenian tragedyIt’s true what a thing it is, this fine messThat mortals confess … Continue reading

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