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  •  Good communication probably enabled the American (3+ / 0-)
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    Heavy Mettle, kovie, Cassandra Waites

    Revolution. In 1776 our postmaster was Ben Franklin and we may have had the best postal system in the world. That enabled the Committees of Correspondence (remember them from high school American History? Here's a refresher:   http://en.wikipedia.org/...   ) to wrest considerable power from the Royal authorities, and even organize a shadow government and our revolution.

    Good communication is important for business. It's also important for democracy, and for the ability to organize opposition to a repressive government.

    We're all pretty strange one way or another; some of us just hide it better. "Normal" is a dryer setting.

    by david78209 on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 08:19:02 AM PDT

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