You know, Rick, this reminds me of the darnedest old memory. When I was in school I was in a public speaking contest. The 3 finalists had to do 2 talks from a list of approved topics. The first I chose was pro death penalty. The second was against the death penalty. The guy coordinating was livid with me. Told me I was not just making a mockery of the entire event, but also shooting myself in the foot because I couldn’t possibly get a high score on both. He was wrong.

As Kipling said, words are the most powerful drug known to mankind.

Thank you for what you did for that lady. Not all humans are humane. You know?

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