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Thoughts and Thickets - 5


Short, not Sweet

Speak to us, Empathy, speak now of the disease that afflicts our nature.


What else is there to be said about another violent rampage in a movie theater.


O Empathy, "Why didst thou create these harmful beasts which but exasperte our thorny life?"


                                                                                                                Quote from Slyvester Da Bastas (1591) as cited in the OED


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