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  •  Your neighbor has to maintain his illusions. (1+ / 0-)
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    It what keeps him from lying awake at night thinking about what could happen to him too, how he too could end up homeless and dependent if he were to lose his job or become disabled for work.  He just can't bear to think about it.  That he could become one of them.  Because he has to believe he's different -- he could never become one of them.  He needs to believe that.  

    The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama

    by helfenburg on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 05:01:40 AM PST

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