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Urgency does not always equal quickness

Reader comment on item: The Mystical Menace of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Jan 10, 2006 at 15:45

Alas, Mr. Pipes, your call for urgency is a repeat of Greek tragedy. For, didn't Cassandra tick off Apollo, and his punishment was that she would prophesy accurately - but few, if any, would heed what she said.

Frankly, for those with the most influence, the easy way out is the preferable road - despite the fact that commanding respect would result in arriving at a better destination via a different route.

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