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The Underachiever's Manifesto

Bear Trax Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 9:32 PM
Those posters that post texts on all the articles all say the same thing off subject. Oh by the way, that's their job. I guess they're training to be telemarketing scammers. As far as the validity of blaming Bush and others, that's what you would expect a second grader to do. "Joey Blow told me to do it, so what I did is not my fault, you can't disobey Joey Blow". The dignity, of the presidency, of the United states, of America, in action.
Byam: Christian lost, too, milord. God knows he's judged himself more harshly than you could judge him.

[turns to Fletcher Christian's father]

Byam: I say to his father, "He was my friend. No finer man ever lived."

[addresses the court again]
Byam: I don't try to justify his crime, his mutiny, but I condemn the tyranny that drove 'im to it. I don't speak here for myself alone or for these men you condemn. I speak in their names, in Fletcher Christian's name, for all men at sea. These men don't ask for comfort. They don't ask for safety. If they...