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Too True to Be Good MAG

August 8, 2012
By ottersarah SILVER, Maryville, Tennessee
ottersarah SILVER, Maryville, Tennessee
9 articles 0 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
Everywhere, man blames nature and fate, yet his fate is only the echo of his character and passions, his mistakes and his weaknesses

I hate it when you
Seem like the perfect human being.
And in comparison,
my own ambitions and
Are painfully lacking in altruism.

We work on different scales, you see.
Me: survive another week
And You: reduce all human suffering

You will save the world
While I will be too busy saving myself.
And yet, you love me?

I am the deceitful liar,
The merciless manipulator,
The self-centered
Mess of perfect evolution.

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on Jan. 1 2013 at 5:19 pm
HPRGSuperFan GOLD, Indian Creek, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.
--Ludwig Wittgenstein

This is SOOOO awesome! Great description and contrast and amazing-ness!

on Dec. 24 2012 at 4:34 pm
quantum.strings53 SILVER, Maryville, Tennessee
5 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
“We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.”

This is definitely something insightful.