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Egalitarian Thug

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12. True. I think one of the very many things we tend to overlook is that, while perfection is
Sat Sep 7, 2013, 02:30 PM
Sep 2013

still unattainable, we should never quit striving for it. What I find among the politically obsessed throughout the spectrum is a common dismissal of high expectations. Further, I believe that this is a primary cause of the free-falling standards throughout our nation and much of the world. Whether the subject is the President, education, or whether we can call it macaroni & cheese anymore, the most common salve recommended defenders of status quo is to simply lower one's expectations. "We can't be perfect so don't bother trying".

The people need to heal before they/we can progress and few of us are able to see our own sickness.

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