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Human beings are special.

I mean that in two ways: of course you the reader are special, I am special, our parents and children are special. But also, humans in general are special when compared to the other species with which we share the planet. Not even considering ferns and frogs and falcons, but just species which we can see are sentient to some degree, still, Homo sapiens is different from all the others.

We’re pretty sure that our self consciousness is unique to us; our moral sense; even our understanding that there are indeed all these other organisms that we’ve taken the time to name and study.

And the big one: we understand that each of us is going to die someday. Even while we know that intellectually, many of us take a long time to really buy into that idea, deep down. But as we know that we will have an end, we also plan for what will happen when that time comes. We buy life insurance. We write a will ensuring that our loved ones

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weird collection of
ALL MY DEEPEST FEELINGS FOR
MY 150 PEOPLE WIDE
UNIVERSE and hyper-
targeted ads for car insurance.

walking dead is filming in
my driveway

(that is a change of
subject and not poetry but
oops now it's poetry)

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Title: The Famished Road
Author: Ben Okri
Year: 1991
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 978-1-529-11491-1

Any group sharing a common trait can be stratified based on the degree to which that trait is expressed. There are usually a few members, between 1 & 5 who are exemplars of that trait and then the rest of the group would be varying degrees of mediocrity or excellence. Thus, in global politics, which is about power, you have the 5 most powerful countries forming

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