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December 29, 2006

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Christopher Taylor

I quoted some sections of the book "Tragedy of the Korosko" by Arthur Conan Doyle on my site a while back. The pertinent sections were all about the thankless, hated task of being the guys that the world turns to when they need their problems fixed, the guys everyone expects to deal with trouble spots and bring prosperity and liberty to the darkest parts of the planet.

Back then, of course, it was the British Empire.

jj mollo

Those who fight against the fall of darkness may stuggle in vain. They may make terrible mistakes. They will be seen as rogues, fools, liars and criminals. They may, in fact, be all of those things. The fight is still a good fight.

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