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Subject:  Re: Gun Control?--How's the War on Drugs Coming? Date:  1/30/2013  8:43 PM
Author:  arrete Number:  669409 of 736406

Mankind has long sought answers to the questions: Who are we? Why are we here? Where are we going?

Unfortunately, the hard data to answer those questions is non-existent, so mankind does a variety of things, including creating elaborate systems to explain the unexplainable.
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Iris Dement pretty much sums up what I think.

"My mom, who sang straight up until the day she died, told me one day: 'You know, Iris, singing is praying and praying is singing. There ain't no difference.' So I think, even though I've left the church and moved away from a lot of the things that didn't do me any good, I continued to pray — and that is singing for me. That's as close as I get to praying."

And the song that sums it up:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlaoR5m4L80

arrete - I thought Art would enjoy that.
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