Thinking doesn't seem to help very much. The human brain is too high-powered to have many practical uses in this particular universe.
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The two real political parties in America are the Winners and the Losers. The people don't acknowledge this. They claim membership in two imaginary parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, instead.
Vietnam was an exercise in mistaken idealism Iraq in cynical money-making. And there's no optimism or idealism now -- Americans are tired of knowledge. Our leaders, the C-students from Yale, know this. We're proud of being ignorant that leaves virtue at our core. We aren't frazzled by knowledge like foreigners, so we can be trusted.
the ideas in the piece seemed to make such great sense.
The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal.
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The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be quite commonplace.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Remember, tomorrow is promised to no one.
The ultimate end is a nation that lies under the concept of the Declaration of Indepen dence. The Declaration of Independence is such an extraordinary statement - it was designed by people skeptical of government, local or national, but in particular national.