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Dictators and pocketbook issues

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Submitted by Sigmund (United States), Jun 27, 2014 at 16:25

Sara, I can't dispute what you say. Perhaps I am overly idealistic, but I still think that a large percentage of people in all cultures have some innate desire for personal freedom and liberty and an innate sense of justice that is not totally different than what most in the "West" possess. But I realize that one's culture has a powerful control one's feeling about such things. And religion is generally a very significant part of one's culture.

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