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The Ten Commandments

  1. I am the Lord thy God, ... Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
  2. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven images.
  3. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.
  4. Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
  5. Honor thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long.
  6. Thou shalt not kill.
  7. Thou shalt not commit adultery.
  8. Thou shalt not steal.
  9. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
  10. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house.

- God

These are summed up as "Thou shalt mind thy own business."


The Seven Spiritual Works of Mercy

- Thomas Aquinas

  • To Teach the Ignorant
  • To Counsel the Doubtful
  • To Console the Sad
  • To Reprove the Sinner
  • To Forgive the Offender
  • To Bear with the Oppressive and Troublesome
  • And To Pray for Us All

The Seven Corporal Works of Mercy

- Thomas Aquinas

  • To Feed the Hungry
  • To Give Drink to the Thirsty
  • To Clothe the Naked
  • To Shelter the Homeless
  • To Visit the Sick and Prisoners
  • To Ransom the Captive
  • And To Bury the Dead

- Thomas Aquinas


Seven Things That Will Destroy Us

  • Politics without Principle
  • Pleasure without Conscience
  • Wealth without Work
  • Knowledge without Character
  • Business without Morality
  • Science without Humanity
  • Worship without Sacrifice

- Mahandas Gandhi

The Eighth Social Sin (Alan Roth):

  • Individualism without Belonging


(Those are eight great concepts)

Four Freedoms

  • The first is freedom of speech and expression - everywhere in the world.
  • The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way - everywhere in the world.
  • The third is freedom from want, - everywhere in the world.
  • The fourth is freedom from fear, - anywhere in the world.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt January 6, 1941
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The Seven Deadly Sins

  • Avarice
  • Sloth
  • Envy
  • Lust
  • Gluttony
  • Pride
  • Wrath


My Patron Saints

This is a collection of people that I look up to, who did something important to make the world a better place:

  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Teddy Roosevelt
  • Winston Churchill
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Zell Miller
  • Will Rogers
  • John Muir
  • Luther Burbank
  • Robert Tory Peterson
  • Leonardo DiVinci
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Walt Disney
  • Dr. Seuss
  • William Shakespeare
  • Mark Twain
  • John, Paul George, & Ringo
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Eric Clapton
  • Uncle Elsworth
  • Steve Jobs
  • Steve Wosniak
  • Bill Gates
  • PJ O'Rourke
  • Ludlow Porch
  • Charles Kuralt
  • Jerry Dill
  • Sharon Wildstein
  • Tim Horton
  • Ulyssus Grant Carter
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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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