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The problem is that an exit from the current situation requires a mature, adult approach that takes into consideration the needs and the lives of all involved and the vast majority of leadership on offer is by raging sociopaths who care only for their own aggrandizement or frightened, superannuated children who live in terror of the sociopaths.

As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed Aug 10th, 2011 at 10:59:23 PM EST
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... new institutions and demolition of obsolete existing past-bound institutions, when the thinking of the people with power to do so are informed by the obsolete past-bound institutions.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Thu Aug 11th, 2011 at 11:30:29 AM EST
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