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  •  Time for a little research. (1+ / 0-)
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    gerrilea

    That's NOT what being a "Cassandra" means.  He even provided a link.  Cassandra tried to warn people, not bemoan events after the fact.  Unfortunately, she was never listened to.

    "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the universe." -- Albert Einstein

    by Neuroptimalian on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 02:33:21 AM PST

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    •  Cassandra Was Killed With An Ax nt (1+ / 0-)
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      gerrilea

      There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

      by bernardpliers on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 07:04:50 AM PST

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    •  No ... I quite understand the Cassandra Myth. (1+ / 0-)
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      She and her progeny were consigned to having perfect clarity in foresight and doomed forever to never be believed.

      I was merely extrapolating to the next obvious point for us mere mortals.

      The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety. H.L. Mencken

      by ancblu on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 12:12:48 PM PST

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