Tag Archives: Wealth

Thought For the Day: The Answer Is…To Teach Ourselves To Comprehend Each Person, Not As A Symbol of A Group, But As A Unique and Special Individual Within A Common Context of Shared Humanity

“The answer is to go deeper than race, deeper than wealth, deeper than ethnic identity, deeper than gender. To teach ourselves to comprehend each person, not as a symbol of a group, but as a unique and special individual within a … Continue reading

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First Principles: If Ye Love Wealth Better Than Liberty…Go Home From Us In Peace…May Posterity Forget That You Were Our Countrymen

“If Ye Love Wealth Better Than Liberty, the Tranquility of Servitude Better Than the Animating Contest of Freedom, Go Home From Us In Peace. We Ask Not Your Counsels Or Your Arms. Crouch Down and Lick the Hands Which Feed … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Production of Wealth Is the Result of Agreement and Its Distribution …Will Follow the Law of Its Creation

“The production of wealth is the result of agreement between labor and capital, between employer and employed. Its distribution, therefore, will follow the law of its creation, or great injustice will be done.” – Leland Stanford (1824-1893)      

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First Principles: When Taxes Go So Far As To Entrench On the Subsistence of the People, These Become Burdensome and Oppressive

“Taxation to a certain point is not only proper but useful, because by stimulating the industry of individuals it increases the wealth of the Community. But when Taxes go so far as to intrench on the subsistence of the people … Continue reading

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How To Live the Bible

Based in part on Deuteronomy 11:18-21: How To Live the Bible by Michael Doyle Thank you Father for our salvation Certain of our coming final destination Please hear our prayers on Palm Sunday As we worship and praise all of … Continue reading

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Set’s Blinding of Horus

Egypt has some fascinating legends from long ago.  Some get slightly retold as time goes on. Set’s Blinding of Horus by Michael Doyle Few know the whole of the story A tale needed in all of its glory In a … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Cherish and Stimulate the Activity of the Human Mind Is Not the Least Expedient By Which the Wealth of A Nation Is Promoted

“To cherish and stimulate the activity of the human mind, by multiplying the objects of enterprise, is not among the least considerable of the expedients, by which the wealth of a nation may be promoted.” – Alexander Hamilton (1791)   … Continue reading

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Sizzle As It Fries

It’s hard to get better than today’s celebration! Happy National Bacon Day!  Oh sure… some are going to say, hey… you’re supposed to be working hard on your health….. Yes, I know.  However, you’ve taken brownies and chocolate chip cookies.. … Continue reading

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Carnegie

Across the United States, one man’s wealth is responsible for the building not hundreds but thousands of libraries. Carnegie by Michael Romani In the annals of American history Andrew Carnegie bequested his legacy As a force of Gilded Age philanthropy … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honor, Justice and Humanity Makes It Our Duty To Pass Liberty On To Our Children’s Children

“Honor, justice, and humanity, call upon us to hold, and to transmit to our posterity, that liberty which we received from our ancestors. It is not our duty to leave wealth to our children, but it is our duty to … Continue reading

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