Saturday, 12 February 2011

  • 'Nobody will be able to exploit the system here ever again'
    A lovely sentiment, but unlikely to be true. 
    The price of freedom is both eternal vigilance and lots of hard work. 
    Where there is an extreme power imbalance, such as in Egypt, the exploitation usually re-establishes itself fairly quickly as soon as the world media turn their attention elsewhere.
  • She is outraged that some institution is making money from her grandpa's image - money that she could be making from her grandpa's image. Well, sorry, but she did even less to earn it than the university did. Still, I suppose that she doesn't really care about grandad's wishes, as long as she gets paid.

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