Posts by Weimin Chen

Pages & Quotes – Meditations by Marcus Aurelius: Book VII

Pages & Quotes – Meditations by Marcus Aurelius: Book VII

In Book VII of Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, the Roman Emperor emphasizes the individual’s commitment to oneself. Whatever any one does or says, I must be good; just as if the gold, or the emerald, or the purple, were always saying this. Whatever any one does or says, I must be emerald and keep my […]

Pages & Quotes – We Who Dared To Say No To War by Thomas Woods Jr. (Part 4: The Spanis...

Pages & Quotes – We Who Dared To Say No To War by Thomas Woods Jr. (Part 4: The Spanish American War and Philippine Occupation)

When considering the wars under American leadership, faulty or dubious pretenses never fail to show up in the beginning of the narrative. The alleged use of chemical weapons, the presence of ‘weapons of mass destruction’ in Iraq, and the Gulf of Tonkin Incident in Vietnam have all been discarded as legitimate reasons for foreign intervention. […]

Yosemite National Park with Orange Sky Adventures – (Part 2)

Yosemite National Park with Orange Sky Adventures – (Part 2)

The afternoon of our first day with Orange Sky Adventures was dedicated to one mission: to hit the must-see sights of the Yosemite Valley. The remnants of the mountain’s winter air passed cooly through Dylan’s van as the sun intensified as if to remind us that summer had just started. Fresh hints of pine and moisture […]

Pages & Quotes – We Who Dared To Say No To War by Thomas Woods Jr. (Part 3: The Civil ...

Pages & Quotes – We Who Dared To Say No To War by Thomas Woods Jr. (Part 3: The Civil War)

In a time of such divisiveness in American society after the bizarre election of 2016, we may be tempted to draw similarities to the dysfunction of the United States after the election 1860 when half of the country left the Union as a result of the election of President Abraham Lincoln. In both cases, we can derive […]

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