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If the reality of our life has become an unsettling arabesque puzzle and we still want to add more filigree embroidery to it, we might, someday, expect to stray from the point of recognition, lose the final thread, be expelled to the edge of delusion and forced to dance on the brim of chaos.

If those, who call the shots, are tightrope-walking between unconcern and ignorance, giving way to unrestrained vagaries, and bypassing all the priorities of our environment, we mustn't fail to value those who take courage to stand up against random practices, institutional malfunction and flagrant injustice, and speak out against social decay and moral obliviousness.

When the underlying structure of our freedom is in jeopardy, we do well to be concerned about our whistle-blowers, since blinking beacons are essential to secure a living together in a dependable social framework.

If those who call the shots are tightrope-walking between unconcern and ignorance, giving way to unrestrained vagaries, and bypassing all the priorities of our environment, some must stand up against random practices, institutional failures, and speak out against social decay and moral corrosion.

In the land of the ostriches, the blind are kings. When politicians bury their head in the sand, ignorance rules the country.

 When politicians bury their head in the sand, ignorance rules the country

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