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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 are desperately in the need of such invention, for man is still very much at the mercy of man.
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 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 tempted
We might be tempted to say that the MDR should be W bits wide, where W is the cell size.
We were never tempted to compromise the security of our forces for financial reasons.
Their composition, " When the Kissing Stops " made it to the final eight, but although initially tempted, the group decided not to perform the number themselves (" We all agreed it would be better to be remembered as winners, and we couldn't bear to lose!
We might be tempted to regard this discourse as a fabrication of later date, were it not for the fact that a Latin hymn directed against the Albigenses, and certainly belonging to the early 13th century, speaks in exactly similar terms.
Bickle later noted that " We were tempted to say that the attacks were all of the devil.

We and blame
We blame them for what they are.
For in the Epistle which he wrote to the priests of Gaul, charging them with connivance with error, in that by their silence they failed in their duty to the ancient faith, and allowed profane novelties to spring up, he says: " We are deservedly to blame if we encourage error by silence.
However the parting was amicable :" We must not blame him, but those who sent him to us ", said Philip.
:" We must take the blame for the trouble a degenerate militarism has put us in.
We can ’ t blame China for substandard vaccines.
We could blow up a US ship in Guantanamo Bay and blame Cuba.
*' We blame Saddam for everything ', The Guardian, 17 March 2003
Maria Rose, a poet from Kerala in his poem " Obsessed with navels " wrote, " Don't blame or tease us ; We sex starved lot ; Let us free our repressions ; By peeping at the navels and cleavages ; And by making love with the air ; In cinematic dances.
" We blame the United States 100 percent for the security in Iraq ," he said.
" We the Children " places the blame to meet goals on financial barriers.
" There is no crime that whiteness has not committed against people of colour ... We must blame whiteness for the continuing patterns today ... which damage and prevent the humanity of those of us within it ... We must blame whiteness for the continuing patterns today that deny the rights of those outside of whiteness and which damage and pervert the humanity of those of us within it .”
We blame the council ; the football club just wants to expand to make more money.
We saw Vietnam ravaged equally by American bombs as well as by search and destroy missions, as well as by Vietcong terrorism, and yet we listened while this country tried to blame all of the havoc on the Vietcong.
We give less or no credit, or blame, to those who are overtly coached, compelled, prompted or otherwise not appearing to be producing actions spontaneously.
We must blame them and cause a fussBefore somebody thinks of blaming us!
However, following the game, Dunfermline manager Stephen Kenny refused to blame de Vries for his team's relegation, stating: " We can attach absolutely no blame to him because he has been out of this world this season.
We should blame ourselves for their lack of
" We really don't want to blame it on the economy ," he said.
On a May 17, 2010 appearance on The Dan Patrick Show, Myers made comments regarding the May 2010 Tennessee floods that were interpreted by some as disparaging toward the city of New Orleans and the victims of Hurricane Katrina: " We have disasters issues when people pull together and help themselves and I thought the people in Tennessee, unlike -- I'm not going to name names -- when a natural disaster hits people weren't standing on a rooftop trying to blame the government, okay.

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