First the priests arrive. Then the conquistadores.
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Isn't it only through laughter that we become one with the gods and thus can endure life and can overcome all the horror and waste and suffering here on earth? …Isn't it only through laughter we can stay human?
Trupul nu-i decat o biata coliba pierduta in pustie.
Of what real value is a title? The power is the only important thing
Isn't it only laughter we can stay human?
It's a saying they have, that a man has a false heart in his mouth for the world to see, another in his breast to show to his special friends and his family, and the real one, the true one, the secret one, which is never known to anyone except to himself alone, hidden only God knows where.
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