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Notable Quote – When you get down to the root of the matter, Custom reigns supreme

Reformatted just a bit as our current writing customs want shorter sentences: Had they [ancient Roman legal theorists] studied the facts of consciousness, and learned that conduct was necessarily exhibited in the form of habit and custom.  They would have seen that the origin of law rested in a self-governing principle of society (i.e., Customs …

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THomas Jefferson 1st Inaugural Minority possess equal rights

Notable Quote – Another Buttress for the Great Mind Fallacy

The vast disparity in knowledge and understanding between intellectuals and the population at large assumed by the intelligentsia is crucial to the vision of the anointed, whether in discussions of law, economics, race, war or innumerable other issues. But, if the knowledge that is consequential includes a range of mundane information too vast to be …

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The Left Has No Humility

“Our default assumption should instead be that people who make choices different from what we make or would have made must have their reasons, even if we do not know what they are.” …

Lord Acton Quote governing yourself

Notable Quote – Make Sure You Can Do You First!

There’s a lot in that short sentence to unpack. I am perfectly fine in stating that I can generally govern myself properly but who amongst us can say we can do so ALL the time and do it well?

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Notable Quote – No, it wasn’t Slavery that broke Black families; it was White Progressives with “good intentions” that did

Empirical evidence has likewise seldom been mentioned by those who make a common claim, advanced by [Nicholas] Kristof among many others, that “Slavery and post-slavery oppression left a legacy of broken families” among blacks. But the plain fact is that the proportion of black children living with only one parent was never as great during …

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