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  •  Direct confrontation (1+ / 0-)
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    breeds the next tyrant class; anything else preserves the tyrant class we already have.

    Quite a choice, eh?  There's no other.

    Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

    by corvo on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 10:28:46 PM PST

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    •  Growth of conscience widely enough to matter. (2+ / 0-)
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      The only direction out is people volunteering to be better humans, regardless of their own apparent advantages of the moment. Or enough of them.


      Actual Democrats: the surest, quickest, route to More Democrats. And actually addressing our various emergencies.

      by Jim P on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 10:32:13 PM PST

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      •  Not enough time for that. (7+ / 0-)

        The biosphere might support civilization for another 20 or 30 years.  

        Being a conscientious human being is the only morally tenable solution, but it will save nothing.

        Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

        by corvo on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 10:33:59 PM PST

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        •  Framed positively... (2+ / 0-)
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          ...you can say, "It's not certain that we'll be able to save our civilization...but if we don't act like conscientious human beings, we're guaranteed to fail."

          Freedom isn't "on the march." Freedom dances.

          by WarrenS on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 09:27:57 PM PST

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