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"The commonwealth requires the education of the people as the safeguard of order and liberty."

Interesting phrasing there, don't you think?
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Doctor Mabuse wrote:"The commonwealth requires the education of the people as the safeguard of order and liberty."

Interesting phrasing there, don't you think?
I wonder whether this phrasing reflects stonecutting constraints, and the author had something longer in mind.

Certainly the sentiment can be interpretted in both liberal and Orwellian terms.
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DrMatt wrote: Certainly the sentiment can be interpretted in both liberal and Orwellian terms.
It doesn't seem ambiguous to me. What's the Orwellian interpretation?
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What is "pigeon shit"?
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shemp wrote:
On the exterior of the Boston Public Library
What is "pigeon shit"?
Surprisingly, there's little difference between pigeon shit and the crap you post.
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Nigel wrote:
shemp wrote:
On the exterior of the Boston Public Library
What is "pigeon shit"?
Surprisingly, there's little difference between pigeon shit and the crap you post.
The only real difference is that the pigeons eventually fly away.
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