Forgiveness

"He who forgives ends the quarrel." -- African proverb                                        

Wealth

"The greatest wealth is contentment with a little." -- English proverb                                                   

Understanding

"Understanding is the wealth of wealth." -- Arab proverb                                   

Reform Movements

"Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe." -- Theodore Roosevelt (1858 – 1919, 26th President of the United States)                               

Hope

"While there is life there is hope." -- Latin proverb                                                         

Failure

"Failure teaches success." -- English proverb                                                   

Thanksgiving

"He who receives a benefit with gratitude repays the first instalment on his debt." -- Lucius Annaeus Seneca, (4 BC – 65 AD, Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman,     dramatist, and humorist)                                              

Thanksgiving

"Gratitude is heaven itself." -- William Blake (1757 – 1827, English poet, painter and printmaker)                                                  

Thanksgiving

"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others." -- Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC – BC, Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer,     political theorist)                                              

Thanksgiving

"Awake with a winged heart, and give thanks for another day of loving!" -- Kahlil Gibran (1883 – 1931, Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer)                                             

Thanksgiving

"The thankful heart is the only door that opens to God." -- John Kingsley ("Joe") Orton (1933 – 1967, English playwright)                                         

Rightful Property

If you cannot fully employ it with your own labor, then it is not your rightful property.  If you cannot fully employ a factory using your solitary labor, then that factory is not legitimate private property.  Because a factory requires a ...

Positive Reinforcement

Capitalism rewards the vices of greed and selfishness.  Rewarding vice serves as a positive reinforcement of vice.  Punishing liberality and altruism serves as a negative support for these human virtues.   ...

Christians and Communists

Christians want to serve Christ; communists want to serve community. What would happen if Christians returned to the primitive communist principles and practices reported in the New Testament book, Acts of the Apostles?     ...

Communism

"From each according to ability . . ." means simply that each and every person freely gives time and talent in service to their community.                                                           

Work

When it comes to wealth, to creating wealth, there is no substitute for work.                                          

The Market

Conservatives believe that the market is always right.  If the market is always right, then what about markets that are sentimentally-driven, rather than fundamentally-driven.  We often see rises in prices which are not supported by...

Authoritarian Government

Intelligent anarchists oppose authoritarian-state government, not democratic self-government.                                       

From Arab Spring To American Autumn

The time of resignation and surrender is coming to an end; a time for revolution and courage is dawning.                                         

Freedom and Community

There can be no authentic freedom without genuine community.                                                      

Occupy Wall Street

According to Herman Cain, the Occupy Wall Street protest movement is anti-American.          

Creating Socialism From Capitalism

If and when we the people decide to establish and create socialism, we will not create socialism ex nihilo, out of nothing.  Imagine what free and intelligent people will want to keep when they elect to exit capitalism and oligarchy, when ...

The Market

Sometimes the market is priced incorrectly.  Ofttimes the market is prized erroneously.                                         

Problem-Solving Animal

Homo sapiens is a problem-solving animal, not a profit-seeking animal. Even without a profit motive, human beings will still be motivated to invent and innovate as long as there are problems to be solved.  

Power To The People

The people have power only when they're organized, and only when their political activism is orderly and coordinated.