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Old Dec 30th 2012, 09:55 AM
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Default Re: Best Post of the Week

Originally Posted by Tom Palven in the "Russia sends warships to Gaza" thread
Yes, that's probably true, but I think that liars, cheats, and thieves were once considered vulgar, low-class, and trashy, the shameful equal of pick-pockets and shop-lifters, and from what I've seen, I believe that this is still the case in the Far East today. However, it seems that in the West, lying, cheating, and stealing have almost become an art form, not only the practice of professional politicians, but an acceptable way of life taught by professors at Harvard Law School and essential to successful bond traders, brokerage houses, and college students. However, while these practices may lead to a short-term, or even a long-term accumulation of wealth, I doubt that they lead to true peace of mind and happiness.

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