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  •  The manipulation doesn't bother me (0+ / 0-)

    as much, to be honest.

    That may sound weird, but I often think that maybe part of the reason you see some of them concocting a story to ask for money is not only because they think it'll make their success more likely, but also because, can be hard to ask someone else for money, especially a stranger.  I think the number two you mentioned is often related to number one.

    •  I agree... (0+ / 0-)

      though my second example is for those where number one doesn't apply.  

      "[I]n the absence of genuine leadership, they'll listen to anyone who steps up to the microphone...They're so thirsty for it they'll crawl through the desert toward a mirage, and when they discover there's no water, they'll drink the sand."

      by cardboardurinal on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 08:49:42 AM PST

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