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A matter of conflicting values

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Submitted by Jules Posten (United States), Feb 27, 2012 at 13:52

Can anyone explain just how burning paper, no matter what is written on it is worth the rioting and loss of human life it has so far engendered? paper can be replaced with no problem, human life can never be replaced. as The Bard of Avon once wrote "What fools these mortals be".

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