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Posted on 06/22/2005 5:40:10 AM PDT by Momaw Nadon
For my ally is the Force,
and a powerful ally it is.
Life creates it, makes it grow.
Its energy surrounds us and binds us.
Luminous beings are we,
not this crude matter.
You must feel the Force around you.
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Count me in...
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Thank you for the consideration Master Nadon.
Agreed. The Jedi were arrogant ("if we don't know of this planet, it doesn't exist"), lawless (attempting to assassinate the legally elected Chancellor), and ineffective (*failing* to assassinate the Chancellor when it was 4 against 1). I'll take a ruler who openly wields power rather than a gang of unaccountable vigilantes.
Maybe in a galaxy far away there will be a place for "moderates" like me, who, on the one hand, need to be morally strong toward issues that must be seen in "absolutes"; and on the other, approach other issues with a certain "nuance".
The Jedi in me says not everything is black and white. But the Sith in me says certain things are.
(Frankly, I have strong Empire leanings. I used to wear a Darth Vader T-shirt in my younger days. As long as an emperor can run a galaxy sanely and fairly, that's fine. But even an emperor needs checks & balances.)
Add me to the list, c/o the DARK SIDE.
I hope everyone's day turns out well and may God smile on us all.
And a top o' the mornin' to ya' too! Just drinking coffee and sharpening my lightsaber so it's ready for battle today!
My eldest jedi can't wait to go see the movie in the cheap cinema! We went once, opening day, but won't go again till it's 50 cents!
Wonder when it'll make the move?
I got my Darth Vader T-Shirt autographed by Darth Vader himself- the guy in the suit anyway. David Prowse did a charity signing at my college my freshman year.
A great disturbance in the Force
The Republic is in danger.
Good morning to y'all!
I read an interesting article this morning. An excerpt follows. I wonder if this is how we must combat this breach on our rights of property ownership.
Excerpt begins...."Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker said Thursdays U.S. Supreme Court ruling on private property rights will not affect state homeowners because of protections in the state constitution.
Baker, in a statement released to media, said the Georgia Constitution and more than 100 years of state court precedent prevent condemnation for private purposes.
"Fortunately for Georgians, our state constitution and state judiciary have consistently held that condemnation for private purposes is not acceptable under state law, a position that will be unaffected by todays federal court ruling," Baker wrote.
Georgia will remain one of the few states in the nation where a homeowner will not lose the family home or farm to make way for a private development boondoggle," the statement read." .....excerpt ends.
Good morning everyone!
mosques, synagogues and other nonprofit religious entities are considered especially at threat because they generate no tax revenue for cities, while developments like hotels or shopping malls are seen to be economic boons for urban renewal projects.
Just a peek into the ramifications of the recent SCOTUS ruling regarding eminent domain that will likely ripple throughout our lives here in the U.S. if the individual states to not enact appropriate legislation to amend their state constitutions to protect us against such.
Thanks for pinging me to the list. Now, let's just be sure not to grow arrogant and passive as the Jedi of old did.
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