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First Principles: Despite Humanity’s Imperfections, We Must Take Human Nature As We Find It

“We must take human nature as we find it, perfection falls not to the share of mortals.” – -George Washington, Aug. 15, 1786 (letter to John Jay)      

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Thought For the Day: We Are All Mortal Until the First Kiss and Second Glass of Wine

“We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.” –  Eduardo Galeano    

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Thought For the Day: First We Shape Our Buildings, Then They Shape Us

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.”  – Winston S Churchill  

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If We Would Wish To Heal

Playing a bit of catch up from yesterday in that my life changed dramatically and not for the better, I am combining the sixth day of Na/GloPoWriMo’s goal of a poem about if and the woulds, coulds, and shoulds of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Be Careful To Pretend To Be Who You Want To Be Because Who We Pretend To Be We Are

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” — Kurt Vonnegut    

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Thought For the Day: We Have A Moral Responsibility To Protect God’s Creation For Generations To come

“We have a moral responsibility to protect God’s creation for generations to come.“  – Nancy Pelosi Precisely, Ms. Pelosi.. stop right at that juncture and you couldn’t be more right.  Which is why Nicki Haley responded what immediately came to … Continue reading

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We Who Would Be Gods

Some folks believe that we stand on the verge of a merger between man, machine and artificial intelligence.  They espouse this prerogative as a next step in the evolution of mankind.  Intriguing isn’t it?   Some easily evident pluses.  A … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Must Accept Human Beings As We Find Them Without Expecting Perfection

“We must take human nature as we find it, perfection falls not to the share of mortals.” – George Washington (1786)    

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Thought For the Day: We Not Only Want To See Beauty But To Become Part of It

“‘We do not want merely to see beauty… we want something else which can hardly be put into words – to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Let Go of the Life Planned To Receive the Life Waiting

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – E. M. Forster, novelist (1 Jan 1879-1970)    

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