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Thought For the Day: Government Can and Must Provide Opportunity, Not Smother It

“It is not my intention to do away with government. It is rather to make it work — work with us, not over us; stand by our side, not ride on our back. Government can and must provide opportunity, not … Continue reading

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First Principles: Those Who Wish the Blessings of Liberty Must Work Diligently To Support It

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.” – Thomas Paine (1777)          

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Electric Tragedy

Electronic based music seems to have had its zenith in yesterday.  Not sure why.  From Progressive Rock to New Wave to Ambient to some forms of music these days that can only be considered regressive, it’s an interesting fixture in … Continue reading

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Lessons From A Ring of Power

Talking Tolkien can teach one a lot and not just about alliteration… Lessons From A Ring of Power by Michael Romani It seemed wise like a wizard might say That one doesn’t just walk into Mordor Then again it might … Continue reading

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Difficulty Is Just the Beginning

In this modern world, it’s not a question of what’s painless.  Nor is it of not having choices.  It’s about making the choice to be and make a chosen relationship work.  Maybe it’s always been that way? Difficulty Is Just … Continue reading

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First Principles: Being Industrious and Well Employed Leads to Contentment

“When Men are employ’d they are best contented. For on the Days they work’d they were good-natur’d and chearful; and with the consciousness of having done a good Days work they spent the Evenings jollily; but on the idle Days … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Inspiration Comes From Work

“Just as appetite comes by eating so work brings inspiration.” – Igor Stravinsky, composer (1882-1971)      

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Thought For the Day: The Reward For Work Well Done Is the Opportunity To Do More

“The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.” – Jonas Salk      

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Thought For the Day: There Is Less Competition To Be Among Those Who Do the Work

“My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Work Is the Greatest Pancea

“The greatest analgesic, soporific, stimulant, tranquilizer, narcotic, and to some extent even antibiotic — in short, the closest thing to a genuine panacea — known to medical science is work.” – Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (15 Apr 1920-2012) … Continue reading

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