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A language spoken by one person, or even a few hundred, is not a language at all. It did much to permanently qualify my thinking. Eventually I learned to speak English To some extent, my intuitions and my expression of thoughts remain basically Yiddish. A dumbness-a shame-still cracks my voice in two. Where did your Christ come from? Basic human rights are simple and easily understood.
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