"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
Don't get me wrong, I'm not defending Mandela, I'm just drawing parallels to put things in perspective.
But I, for one, will NOT be lowering my flag.
It's GREAT to be me. --- "45% liberal/55% conservative"
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggy" until you can find a gun.