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  •  Plus the Concept Translation Problem (8+ / 0-)

    Nobility can't lose most elements of what commoners class as "life."

    He can't golf, can't jet off to the Alps for a week. That sort of thing is his "life." The fun stuff outside the job.

    Nobility isn't capable of losing "life" in the sense of access to nutrition and shelter, education, retirement, the sorts of things that a commoner would mean when we say we "want our life back."

    It's not really narcissism to fail to understand lives that are a million times poorer than yours.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Wed Jun 02, 2010 at 04:44:04 AM PDT

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