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First Principles: Without Freedom of Thought There Can Be No Such Thing As Wisdom; and No Such Thing As Public Liberty, Without Freedom of Speech

“Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.” – Benjamin Franklin (1722)

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Thought For the Day: The Man Who Has Begun To Live More Seriously Within Begins To Live More Simply Without

“The man who has begun to live more seriously within begins to live more simply without.” – Ernest Hemingway, author, journalist, Nobel laureate (21 Jul 1899-1961)      

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First Principles: Without Liberty, Law…Becomes Oppression. Without Law, Liberty…Becomes Licentiousness

“Without liberty, law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without law, liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness.” – James Wilson (1790)    

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First Principles: Laws, To Be Just, Must Give A Reciprocation of Right. Without This, They Are Mere Arbitrary Rules of Conduct

“We lay it down as a fundamental, that laws, to be just, must give a reciprocation of right; that, without this, they are mere arbitrary rules of conduct, founded in force, and not in conscience.” – Thomas Jefferson (1782)   … Continue reading

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Depths of Me and You

It’s all about connection.  The deeper I dig in, the deeper I want this to go.  Every moment is a new revelation to cherish. Depths of Me and You by Michael Doyle Taking our time To build our foundation It … Continue reading

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Like Mercury Colliding

It’s day 16 of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo, 2020!   What’s the challenge you ask? “…to write a poem of over-the-top compliments. Pick a person, place, or thing you love, and praise it in the most effusive way you can. Go for broke … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You Can Give Without Loving, But, You Can Never Love Without Giving

“You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.” – Robert Louis Stevenson      

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