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Offline shnozzola

Nelson Mandela
« on: December 05, 2013, 07:59:00 PM »
A toast, to a remarkable human being.  It is interesting how we practice an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, thinking it logical and OK.  And when the few come along that forgive absolutely, and lead to a nonviolent revolution through their own acts of forgiveness, when they had every logical right to unleash holy hell, it is at that time we realize real, true power.

http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-general/20131205/AF--Obit-Mandela/

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Re: Nelson Mandela
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2013, 08:03:40 PM »
Respected him for who he was.

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Re: Nelson Mandela
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2013, 10:12:30 PM »
Am I the only one who notices the big huge absence of any mention of Winnie?
It doesn't make sense to let go of something you've had for so long.  But it also doesn't make sense to hold on when there's actually nothing there.

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Re: Nelson Mandela
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2013, 11:14:43 PM »
Am I the only one who notices the big huge absence of any mention of Winnie?

the Pooh?

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Re: Nelson Mandela
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2013, 11:15:58 PM »
A man worthy of respect. May his legacy endure  8).
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