Author: Henry David Thoreau (---.spacegate.com.ua)
Date: 01-12-06 07:27
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I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always
eventually triumph. And there\'s purpose and worth to each and every life.
I want to make high art that is funny, outrageous and also reveals
the human condition, which is not always high.
How like a winter hath my absence been
From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year!
What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen!
What old December\'s bareness everywhere!
And yet this time removed was summer\'s time;
The teeming autumn, big with rich increase,
Bearing the wanton burden of the prime,
Like widow\'d wombs after their lords\' decease:
Yet this abundant issue seem\'d to me
But hope of orphans, and unfather\'d fruit;
For summer and his pleasures wait on thee,
And, thou away, the very birds are mute:
Or, if they sing, \'tis with so dull a cheer,
That leaves look pale, dreading the winter\'s near.
In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of
courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Israel was founded, pundits claimed
the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel
is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tryanny and unrest.