Standard Bearing In a Generation of Failed Promise
My handle is Standard Candle, as in a fixed star, one that may be utilized to measure light and distance. I often feel separated from the secular norms of the day, primarily because I don’t ‘dabble’ in what is considered normal social behaviors… I’m a conservative, and you are too. I believe in standards, I believe that it is important for any culture or society | Read More »
Passing the Mantle of Reagan Requires a Field of Opportunities Rather than a Harvest of Opportunists.
The title of this diary was borrowed from the heading of the following excerpt in a previous diary I wrote at the beginning of the Primary season: True Americans fight for honesty and search for the truth. If we can’t find a candidate with leadership that comes from the moral authority of living justly and judging righteously, then we are doomed as a nation. If | Read More »
Languid Civility – Hey it’s just politics right?
Why is there not more civility in politics? Is it that greater controversy leads to greater exposure? Is it that ends justify the means? or Could it be that our societal civil virtues are bankrupt because our personal moral virtues are lacking? First and foremost Civility does not require Compromise. Standing firm in your resolutions, speaking voraciously in defense of your guiding principles, and/or being | Read More »
Action over Lamentation, Freedom over Ignorance
The lamentations of a people scorned avail nothing without the collective action of individuals fighting for one unifying cause, freedom. I am tired of society dealing in the fairness of outcomes… otherwise stated as absolute and total egalitarianism. I say, please, allow me to determine for myself my own destiny, and anyone else I grant the same privilege. If you prove more successful than I, | Read More »