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We and are
We are thirsty and hungry ; ;
We are very proud of it ''.
As Madison commented to Jefferson in 1789, `` We are in a wilderness without a single footstep to guide us.
We began by declaring that all men are created equal.
We now practically read it, all men are created equal except Negroes.
We get some clue from a few remembrances of childhood and from the circumstance that we are probably not much more afraid of people now than man ever was.
We are not now afraid of atomic bombs in the same way that people once feared comets.
We are worried about what people may do with them -- that some crazy fool may `` push the button ''.
We have staved off a war and, since our behavior has involved all these elements, we can only keep adding to our ritual without daring to abandon any part of it, since we have not the slightest notion which parts are effective.
We are forced, in our behavior towards others, to adopt empirically successful patterns in toto because we have such a minimal understanding of their essential elements.
We are already committed to establishing man's supremacy over nature and everywhere on earth, not merely in the limited social-political-economical context we are fond of today.
We are tempted to blame others for our problems rather than look them straight in the face and realize they are of our own making and possible of solution only by ourselves with the help of desperately needed, enlightened, competent leaders.
We are reminded, however, that freedom of thought and discussion, the unfettered exchange of ideas, is basic under our form of government.
We are also struck by the fact that this story of a boy's love for his mother does not offend, while the incestuous love of the man, Paul Morel, sometimes repels.
We have so completely entered the child's fantasy that his illness and his death are the plausible and the necessary conclusion.
We feel uncomfortable at being bossed by a corporation or a union or a television set, but until we have some knowledge about these phenomena and what they are doing to us, we can hardly learn to control them.
We and our friends are, of course, concerned with self-defense.
`` We were requested by the Secretary General, as I understand it, to discuss with you such matters as appear to us to be relevant, and we are not of course either a formal group or a committee in the sense of being guided by any rules or regulations of the Secretariat.
`` We are ready for your next mysterious assignment '', said Mr. Baer to the Hetman.
We are learning how to do these things in some of the vast organized structures of modern society ; ;
We are all, though many of us are snobbish enough to wish to deny it, in far closer sympathy with the art of the music-hall and picture-palace than with Chaucer and Cimabue, or even Shakespeare and Titian.

We and desperately
We need it desperately.
" We desperately need to create a culture of winners ," he declared.
In a 2002 letter to The Guardian Deborah relates the experience: " We were not prepared for what we found-the person lying in bed was desperately ill. She had lost two stone ( 28 pounds ), was all huge eyes and matted hair, untouched since the bullet went through her skull.
We see that they weren't being " wacky " at the beginning of the film ; they were desperately trying to escape being mere scripted puppets.
We will move forward with true heart but not desperately as if we sprout a new bud in spring 2012 with cooperative study and discussion.
We slowed down to about 40 km / h and I'm peering out the window, desperately looking to see the car ... what was happening on the bridge.

We and need
We spoke of the need for advertising, and I agreed that the deep dive would be most useful for publicity.
We need a doctrine of imitation to save us from the solipsism and futility of pure formalism.
We need not, to be sure, expect to find such ideas in every piece of literature.
We need joint chiefs of a political general staff ''.
We need you to start it.
We would lose our export markets and deny ourselves the imports we need.
We don't need this type of protection any more.
`` We won't live long enough if I wait for you, besides which you don't need to worry -- there'll be plenty more ''.
We speculate that compulsives in the unstructured schools are under greater strain because of the lack of systemization in their school setting, but that their need to organize ( for comfort ) is so intense that they struggle to induce the phonic rules and achieve in spite of the lack of direction from the environment.
We need many more studies of this sort if the design of written languages is to be put on a sound basis.
We need only ask such a skeptic, What his meaning is?
We need not determine the existence or non-existence of X.
Ecologist Robert Michael Pyle argues that most cultures have human-like giants in their folk history: " We have this need for some larger-than-life creature.
We need to read daily from the pages of book ....
:: We perceive no need to refute these arguments with somber reasoning and copious citation of precedent ; to do so might suggest that these arguments have some colorable merit.
:: We are sensitive to the need for the courts to remain open to all who seek in good faith to invoke the protection of law.
Here, we are told, ' We need to go beyond the pleasure principle, the reality principle, and repetition compulsion to ... the fantasy principle ' - ' not, as Freud did, reduce fantasies to wishes ... consider all other imaginable emotions '; and thus envisage emotional fantasies as a possible means of moving beyond stereotypes to more nuanced forms of personal and social relating.
As one Micronesian diplomat said, " We need Israeli expertise, so I don't see a change in our policy anytime soon.
We need a " mark " to define where we are and which direction we are heading to see if we ever get back to exactly the same pixel.
We approach the proof of Theorem 2 by successively restricting the class of all formulas φ for which we need to prove " φ is either refutable or satisfiable ".
We may, in due course, all need to be in control of two standard Englishes — the one which gives us our national and local identity, and the other which puts us in touch with the rest of the human race.
We need to experience " death consciousness " so as to wake up ourselves as to what is really important ; the authentic in our lives which is life experience, not knowledge.
We need a bit of solidarity with someone who has just told us things that we were entitled to know.

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