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  •  IIRC, one of Scott's men had become sick and (2+ / 0-)
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    was slowing the group down, so as the others were sleeping, he wrote a note saying that he was going for a walk, and went out into the ice to die--hoping to give the others a chance of making it without him.

    In the end, reality always wins.

    by Lenny Flank on Sat Feb 22, 2014 at 09:11:27 AM PST

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    •  Clearly No Faith In Scott's Leadership (0+ / 0-)

      He was essentially saying "I'd rather be dead than follow this asshole one more step."

      Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness. -Pascal

      by bernardpliers on Sat Feb 22, 2014 at 10:13:57 AM PST

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