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  •  i read The Giver today on line (5+ / 0-)

    on your recommendation.

    excellent choice for this age group!  i'm sure somewhere there are conservatives trying to ban it because it promotes diversity and questioning authority.

    actually, conservatives are so brainwashed that they probably think The Giver is a liberal dystopia because they imagine our cultural goal is to make everyone just like every one else...

    Politics is like driving. To go backward put it in R. To go forward put it in D.
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    by TrueBlueMajority on Fri May 10, 2013 at 05:15:31 PM PDT

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    •  Especially since that conflicts with their goal (1+ / 0-)
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      TrueBlueMajority

      which is for everyone to be just like them.

      "Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." - John F. Kennedy -7.8., -6.6

      by helpImdrowning on Fri May 10, 2013 at 06:21:39 PM PDT

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    •  Ah, the inevitable projection... (0+ / 0-)

      I think they lack imagination...  among other deficits.

      Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends. - Gandalf the Grey

      by No Exit on Fri May 10, 2013 at 08:09:03 PM PDT

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