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    Only a fool would refuse to enter a fool’s paradise—when that’s the only paradise he’ll ever have a chance to enter.
    Jessamyn West (1902–1984)

    ... it matters not what natural endowment a race may have if it prostitutes itself to the service of death.
    —Rebecca West (1892–1983)