AT THE FOOT OF
despite the failure
of our long-standing
human system that money carved from out of our will. Our freedom bows at the foot of an injured history and our ignorance has nothing but contempt for the truth. So, why do we continue doing the same thing over and over, as if the echo returning to us now has a yellow brick road to joyfully frolic upon?
---"WIZARD: As for you, my galvanized friend, you want a heart! You don't know how lucky you are not to have one. Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable. I could have been a world figure, a power among men, a - a successful wizard, had I not been obstructed by a heart.
TIN MAN: But I still want one.
WIZARD: Yes. Back where I come from there are men who do nothing all day but good deeds. They are called phil...er -- er -- phil -- er, yes...good-deed-doers. And their hearts are no bigger than yours. But! They have one thing you haven't got! A testimonial! Therefore, in consideration of your kindness, I take pleasure at this time in presenting you with a small token of our esteem and affection. And remember, my sentimental friend, that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved..."----
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