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"Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it."
- Noam Chomsky
atrios has a post up entitled "my formative years"... while it's really a dig on some of the 80s taste-free popular culture, i just had to laugh reading the title... i turned 60 last december and, without a doubt, i am STILL in my "formative years..." i simply cannot recall a single year out of the past twenty-seven (and, yes, that is a very consciously-chosen number) that i haven't looked back on the prior year and marveled at how much i had learned in such a short time... and, yes, that leads directly to the inescapable conclusion that, for the better part of my life, i had my head firmly wedged where the sun does not usually shine...