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The Future of Being Equal

Discussion in 'Legal' started by Third_Rail, May 26, 2005.

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  1. Third_Rail

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  2. Nehemiah Scudder

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    Best of the Best of Vonnegut has to be "Cat's Cradle".

    "Jailbird" and "Mother Night" were pretty damn good also. As was "Galapagos".

    This reminds me that I need to get some of his more recent stuff. :(
     
  3. Rebar

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    That's the world the leftists want. Except, of course, for themselves, who need to be unfettered to be able to better control us.
     
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    You do know, that Vonnegut's a socialist?

    Begeron's a warning not to go too far in the persuit of social justice. He rocks, but I'm not sure I'd want him running the county. :)
     
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    This is one case where the movie is better than the book.
     
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    Kurt's just a grumpy old Hoosier in the Mellencamp tradition. Or, is it Mellencamp is in the Kurt tradition? :p
     
  7. MichaelEzekiel

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    With that in mind...how do You feel about the preamble to our Constitution. All men created equal they say.
     
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    wow, i am glad someone posted this. it was some of the required reading for me in JR high in the late 70's. Lately this story has been coming up in my mind bu ti could remember neither the author nor the title. It was nice to be able to read it again.
     
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    I've always taken "all men created equal" as in we all have the chance at greatness, but it's up to ourselves to get there, not to have it provided to us.
     
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    Not going to HS in the '70s, this story was never assigned, but I read it in Jr. HS anyway after finishing something banal that WAS assigned. Wonder if that was intentional? :barf:
     
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