Tag Archives: Western Civilization

Darkness Shapes the Hearts

Darkness Shapes the Heartsby Michael DoylePutin sits as another dictator in a lineCertain his autocratic rule is blessed as divineThis has been the slavery of Russia’s serfdomWith brutality reigning supreme in this kingdomFor five thousand years, we’ve known epilepsy As … Continue reading

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From the Perspective of the Rus

From the Perspective of the Rusby Michael DoyleStanding on the shoulders of wisdomBy each step we build separate kingdomsThe Brothers Karamazov built on a grain of wheatThat life comes from death and death is not defeatAll the suffering that we … Continue reading

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Conflict Of Civilizations

There is a conflict in the West that draws down deeper than radical Islam versus West.  It is Leftism versus Tradition.  I think it’s pretty clear which side of this divide I am on. Conflict Of Civilizations by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Ugly Duckling – Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish poet and author who lived from 1805 to 1875.  One of the stories he wrote is the classic The Ugly Duckling (Den Grimme Aelling).  This is the tale of a seemingly homely little bird who … Continue reading

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Time Spent On the Harvard Classics: Of Agriculture – Abraham Cowley

“We may talk what we please,” he cries in his enthusiasm for the oldest of the arts, “of lilies, and lions rampant, and spread eagles, in fields d’or or d’argent; but, if heraldry were guided by reason, a plough in … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Federal Government Must Not Interfere With Religion

“I consider the government of the United States as interdicted by the Constitution from intermeddling with religious institutions, their doctrines, discipline, or exercises. This results not only from the provision that no law shall be made respecting the establishment or … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Francis Bacon’s Of Envy

As First Viscount St. Albans, Francis Bacon lived his mortal life from January 22,  1561 through April 9, 1626.  This outstanding figure from history was a philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist, author and is credited as being the scientist who … Continue reading

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