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  •  I think his quotes, as arrogant as they seem, (2+ / 0-)
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    Code Monkey, librarisingnsf

    stress the need for humility and prudence, which are qualities we all can benefit from.

    "Because I am a river to my people."

    by lordcopper on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 07:55:23 PM PDT

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    •  Oh, certainly. I have to appreciate a war guy (1+ / 0-)
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      stressing possibilities that include less fighting (i.e. the best conquest is one where you didn't have to shed any blood, or whatever better way he put it).

      Still. Can't help but imagine that a general in the middle of a battle that's gone on a while would turn to him for advice and he would say “What, you're actually fighting? You're fucked; just go home.” At least his most famous quotes (I'm sure publication bias is an issue here) seem to apply only in the best-case scenario …

      Code Monkey like freedom / Code Monkey like peace and justice too
      Code Monkey very nerdy man / With big warm fuzzy bleeding heart
      Code Monkey like you!

      Formerly known as Jyrinx.

      by Code Monkey on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 08:59:31 PM PDT

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