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  •  I wish that people could really step out of their (2+ / 0-)
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    Em, Batya the Toon

    own heads, and see the world from another perspective, 180 degrees out.

    Just as a mental exercise. I think that a lot of minds would change or even be accidentally jarred open if only for a moment.

    •  Sounds like a line from Robert Burns (1+ / 0-)
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      Here are some lines from Burns' poem "To a Louse." It comes close to your thoughts above--especially the first two lines.

      And would some Power the gift give us
      Ourselves to see  as others see us!
      It would from many a blunder free us,
      And foolish notion:
      What airs in dress and gait would leave us,
      And even devotion!

      "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana

      by GEldridge on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 09:39:49 PM PDT

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