We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men of North Western European descent are created generally similar though of distinctly different value depending upon their respective assets and net worths, that they are endowed by selectively enforced federal and state laws with certain alienable Rights, that among these are Wealth, Acquisition and the pursuit of Acclaim.
If we're so smart, why can't human beings try to understand how we are evolving instead of pretending we're the crowning glory of creation?
"Do it!" a man called out with such force that his voice shredded itself to hoarseness. Now the crowd was together, chanting in unison, "Do-It-Do-It-Do-It." The president in one swift move shot Jeff in the back of his skull. Jeff's face exploded over New York City on the electronic billboards overhead.
Lesbian and gay people don't have to have similar hobbies, transgender and bisexual people don't have to have the same life experiences, for all of us to be cemented together by history and by the obligation we all have to keep history from repeating itself.
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I seem to you to seek a new disaster every day
You deem me due to clean my view and be at peace and lay
I mean to prove I mean to move in my own way and say
I've been getting along for long before you came into the play
If there was a better way to go, then it would find me
I can't help it; the road just rolls out behind me
Be kind to me
Or treat me mean
I'll make the most of it
I'm an extraordinary machine
Are people with longer hair more sensitive and intuitive?
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