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Old 11-20-2012, 08:17 PM   #408
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Originally Posted by NomadGal View Post
Ahhh, two days on the job, and I am already longing to hit the road again!
I tell you, there must be something wrong with me........
No Esther, there is something right with you.

There is something wrong with a civilization which pushes everybody and everything else aside in the name of financial gain. The idea that we must give up all our sunrises, all those crisp spring mornings and that smell as the plants start to warm up for the day... that we should give up our time with friends, our families, our peaceful contemplation and ecstatic dancing and passion in exchange for something as meagre as money is an affront to what it means to be alive. There is a lie born of greed, stoked by people who enjoy the gains from an uninformed workforce, cowed by fear. The lie is that there is no other choice but to bow your head and pull the plow until you die, doing the things you truly live for only in the margins, if you're lucky. Some of us can see a different path.

We are made of stars. Don't ever forget that.

A sane person to an insane society must appear insane. - Kurt Vonnegut
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