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A lot of work, a lot of patience, Ted. Thanks.

Hope brings obligation to the honorable man, in my view.
Good men deserve to not only be praised, but emulated.

If my few heroes- Erin Watada, Noam Chomsky, Gene Sharp, etc. are revealed as puppets, dupes, cynical pretenders, ineffective dabblers, then I'm off the hook. I need not ever get off my butt and inconvenience myself, let alone risk the flesh.

It has been said that if you scratch a cynic, you find a wounded romantic. Of course, this may just be another example of common low wisdom, "more honored in the breach than in the observance" by the illuminati.

TBG, who do you admire?

Capitalism searches out the darkest corners of human potential, and mainlines them.

by geezer in Paris (risico at wanadoo(flypoop)fr) on Wed Feb 23rd, 2011 at 01:21:25 AM EST
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Geas. That's the word I was searching for.

Geas.
A spell or curse put upon someone to make sure they fulfill their task and don't betray their master. For instance a Geas could be put upon a servant...

Capitalism searches out the darkest corners of human potential, and mainlines them.

by geezer in Paris (risico at wanadoo(flypoop)fr) on Wed Feb 23rd, 2011 at 01:29:43 AM EST
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