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The Harder They Fall

The Harder They Fallby Michael DoyleThe harder they fallEither side of the lawIt’s the repeat and callIn the nature of it allSins of the fathers growIn a deeper shade of shadowDarker than the blackest blackIt’s righteousness they lackTwo sides of … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Whole World Would Gain By Setting Commerce At Perfect Liberty

“I think all the world would gain by setting commerce at perfect liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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On Becoming Truly Human

Based on 1 Corinthians 12: On Becoming Truly Humanby Michael Doyle On becoming human resplendentWe were never meant to be independentBut rather communal in the nature of our beingLiving in a communion of love with all we’re seeing Love is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Be A Socialist Is To Submit the I To the Thou; Socialism Is Sacrificing the Individual to the Whole

“To be a socialist is to submit the I to the thou; socialism is sacrificing the individual to the whole.” – Joseph Gobbels Who is there that really still doubts that the National Socialistic Workers Party (NAZIs) were not socialists? … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If We Would Have New Knowledge, We Must Get Us A Whole World of New Questions

“If we would have new knowledge, we must get us a whole world of new questions.” -Susanne Langer, philosopher (20 Dec 1895-1985)

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Thought For the Day: Once In Our World, A Stable Had Something In It That Was Bigger Than Our Whole World

“Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.” – C.S. Lewis 

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In Gratitude For Santa’s Spirit

In Gratitude For Santa’s Spiritby Michael Doyle”Dear Santa”, that’s how it all beganSealed with love as only a child canWhat he wanted most of all was familyThat and a meaningful Christmas treeHe grew up endlessly chasing a little cheerIn the … Continue reading

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Integrative Imperative

If you’re roughly my age or older and maybe younger, the idea of taking an integrative approach to health and healing as a wholistic matter is probably approached with some caution.   Honestly, though  our health is in our hands … Continue reading

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First Principles: Whatever Anguish of Spirit It Might Cost, I Am Willing To Know the Whole Truth; To Know the Worst and To Provide For It

“Are we disposed to be of the number of those, who having eyes, see not, and having ears, hear not, the things which so nearly concern their temporal salvation? For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I … Continue reading

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Sounds For Troubled Times

One thing I’ve had some time to do lately is to explore what tuneage tends to lift my spirits in these sunken times. Sounds For Troubled Times by Michael Doyle Susceptible to a classic boogie fever As though there be … Continue reading

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