Tag Archives: United States

Why memorize the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States?

To the dedicated fans of The Tightwire Guy blog (however small the whole number is that represents the size of that population): I apologize for not posting an new entry in over a week. I am currently working on a … Continue reading

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On a compassion-focused revision to the Pledge of Allegiance

Since my post that discusses why I believe the Constitution of my country was founded on the principle of compassion, I’ve been thinking how the Pledge of Allegiance of the United States might be revised to best reflect that notion. … Continue reading

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Why I believe the US Constitution is fundamentally motivated by compassion

Recently, I have given much thought to the question of what principle fundamentally motivated the founding of my country, the United States of America. When exploring that question, I find myself inexorably drawn to referring to the motivating statement of … Continue reading

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An Egyptian lesson on Interests versus Ideals

If you been seen the news about the crisis unfolding in Egypt, you may have learned that: The uprising is calling for the ouster of a regime that it considers highly repressive, The U.S. is a key ally of Egypt, … Continue reading

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