Tag Archives: Understanding

First Principles: If People Are Capable of Understanding, Seeing and Feeling the Differences Between True and False…To What Better Principle Can the Friends of Mankind Apply…?

“If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what better principle can the friends of mankind apply than to the sense of this difference?” – … Continue reading

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In the Hateful Wastefulness of Mediocrity

In the Hateful Wastefulness of Mediocrityby Michael DoyleIs it as it seems some kind of conspiracyThis hateful wastefulness of mediocrityClearly, I am not genius quite enoughFor I, in my simplicity, to hazard a bluffThat human nature is an understandingI hold … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Understanding Civics and Citizenship

Thoughts on Understanding Civics and Citizenship – Michael Doyle Results from Taking the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Practice Test:           The practice test was taken three times to see what types of questions were asked and how much these … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Most Effective Way To Destroy A People Is To Deny and Obliterate Their Own Understanding of Their History

“The most effective way to destroy a people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” – George Orwell

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To Truly Win

To Truly Winby Michael DoyleWhat does it mean to truly winAnd in explaining this, where we do beginIt is the servant king who in humilityGives to each follower and person their dignityGoing back to the basics of the crossWe find … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In Every Crisis, Doubt or Confusion, Take the Higher Path – the Path of Compassion, Courage, Understanding and Love

“In every crisis, doubt or confusion, take the higher path – the path of compassion, courage, understanding and love.” – Amit Ray, in Nonviolence: The Transforming Power

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Thought For the Day: To Effectively Communicate, We Must Realize That We Are All Different In the Way We Perceive the World and Use This Understanding As A Guide To Our Communication With Others

“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” – Tony Robins

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Understanding Beyond Things Said

Understanding Beyond Things Saidby Michael DoyleThere it is in the subtle turn of your headAll things that go beyond what is saidIt’s there in the touch of your hand isn’t it dearThose moments when your love shines very clearAs we … Continue reading

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The Boundaries of Humanity

The Boundaries of Humanityby Michael DoyleA problem in law that too often escapes detectionIs the weakest in life to have adequate protectionRather the unborn or those at the ends of their lifeEach deserves their own good without facing strifeTo pursue … Continue reading

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Learning To Do the Math

2nd poem from the work shop: Learning To Do Math by Michael Doyle She spoke eloquently of her calculations While I sat mystified; musing on the math That is found in music and in so much art Wondering how it … Continue reading

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