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  •  I say it, too, (3+ / 0-)
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    and actually find it comforting.  It reminds me that I can't fix the world by just wishing that everyone would do the right thing.

    It's the Supreme Court, stupid!

    by Radiowalla on Thu Sep 01, 2011 at 08:50:17 AM PDT

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    •  I used to read Vonnegut a lot (0+ / 0-)

      as a teenager, in the early 70s.  He is so cynical, though, which is the essence of so it goes.

      It may be the world cannot be fixed.  And so it goes.

      The American people must wise up and rise up!

      by TomP on Thu Sep 01, 2011 at 09:01:32 AM PDT

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      •  Teenagers like to wallow in cynicism (1+ / 0-)
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        At least I did.  Now, in my dotage, I prefer escape into other times, via, say,  Thomas Hardy or Proust.  Don't think I could go back to reading Vonnegut at this point.  And so it goes.

        It's the Supreme Court, stupid!

        by Radiowalla on Thu Sep 01, 2011 at 09:32:29 AM PDT

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