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henslee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-29-04 08:15 AM
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113. I can imagine your same "take" being had by citizens during the French
Edited on Wed Dec-29-04 08:18 AM by henslee
Revolution, the Civil War, the Russian Revolution and World War II. We obvoiusly don't choose the times we are born into. Perhaps your romantic notions are in fact, an elaborate coping mechanism maifested by the irreprssible human spirit. Perhaps not.

I, myself, would have been happy living the peaceful life of a Romanian farmer like my great grandmother and father but unfortunately, the rise of Nazi Germany changed all that.

Right now, global warming and pollution threaten plant and animal species as well as the future of the planet itself. All this haunts me with a dread that overshadows any true sense of well being. This is compounded by the sad truth that as a sole super power, our once great democracy is an irresponsible, oppressive, corporately driven beast, derelict in its duty to lead and be the caretaker of the planet and the protector of true democracy.

No, I'd rather not live in these times, though I do enjoy dining out. But that's just me.
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