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On Saturday, March 16, 2002, at 08:36 , Lawrence DeBivort wrote:
> I am trying to lose weight. Yet I eat fattening things, though knowing
> they are so. Am I insane? It would seem to me that knowing the
> between right and wrong and still doing the wrongful act is the better
> definition of insane...
Then we are all insane. Kind of makes sanity not an option.
If there has ever been anyone in any history who has never done a
wrongful thing, then please, let him step forward, take a bow, and lead
us all to the promised land.
On the other hand, there's no reason to follow anyone who continually
does wrongful things, even while proclaiming humanity as an excuse.
Because humanity is not an option, really, either, since we are all
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