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‘Nearly Doesn’t Get You Paid’
Did you hear about the guy who won a Million Dollars on the lottery? What about the one who won 20 million Naira on Sports-Betting? Did you SEE them with your own eyes? It is important to ask because those stories are probably false! If you try to investigate you may never actually see the winners. They are always ‘a friend of a friend who lives in another city.’ The illusion is so well packaged that in our greed, in our rush to make quick money we fail to see the real winners in this scam-the owners of the gambling companies/ betting sites!
Type the word ‘bet’ into your google search, or your favorite search engine. You will be bombarded with so many results… so many websites calling out for your attention! These websites offer various options; from horse racing to sports betting, and from card games to picking random numbers. Do you think they are doing this for fun? Well, you better grow yourself a brain and know that they are doing it for profit. Good profit. Immense profit.
And where do you think they are getting the profit from? From people like you! For every winner ( yeah right ) there are probably hundreds of thousands of losers!
Do you have any idea the amount of money people stake- and lose on these betting sites everyday? Surely, in the region of millions of Dollars! But why do most people lose instead of win?
The system is rigged! Your chances of dying on the way to playing the lottery exceed your chances of winning the lottery! Match-fixing makes it extremely difficult to correctly predict the outcome of a football match… Making it even more difficult to win money by predicting the outcome of a set of football matches.
Furthermore, Lottery algorithms can be altered as easily as they are written so just when you think you have got the code and can predict the winning numbers, expect it to be changed!
And why do People go Back to Play Again After Losing?
Let us consider 3 Reasons
1. People tend to want to take ‘revenge’ on the Lottery after making a loss. They may be encouraged by believing that their losses were ‘near-misses.’ That is to say the results were similar to their predictions. But nearly doesn’t get you paid.
2. Greed: A greedy person wants to make a lot of money by risking a very small amount of money. So the brokers give events with impossible odds with the knowledge that the probability of those events happening are probably next to nothing.
3. Addiction: A person can fall prey to gambling addiction. This is fueled by the adrenaline rush that comes with the hope of making quick money. The emotions take over. So even when there are losses, the player continues to play again and again to gain that excitement… That High.
So instead of going out there and staking your hard-earned money on the outcome of events that YOU DO NOT CONTROL why not use that money to buy a loaf of bread, take your girlfriend out, or donate to charity?
Doing so will break the chains, and free you from enslavement to Lottery Owners. (Read the Book of Freedom)
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What you are about to read is real. If you are one of those people who have no belief in anything whatsoever, then perhaps you have read far enough. There just is no reason to read any further because you will dismiss this as “fiction”, “fancy”, or “imagination”. It is none of those. This is a brief summary of what I have seen and heard during my stay in hell.
Hell is a world of great suffering. It is a world in which people are trapped, and cannot escape from. They wish to die but wishes are never granted here. This world of great torment is not easy to describe but I shall try. My words may not be beautiful, but perhaps fine writing will lighten the message.
There are souls that appear as little children. They are Black like me, naked, thin as bones, and shabby looking. These little children are on top of what looks like a huge refuse dump. The dump stretches as high and far as the eyes can see. How there came to be a refuse dump in hell is uncertain to me but my guess is that disused items from heaven are thrown here. Anyway, the children, naked as they are, search the refuse dump for whatever they can put in their mouths. I see some of them lying down-gradually succumbing to their hunger.
Suddenly, I am transported to another part of this world called hell. I do not know how I am transported, but I know that I have been, because the ground, the clouds, and the landmarks all look different. The people-both male and female-all dress in what one could call gowns or robes. The women cover their hair with large scarves. I wonder who they are and where they are from. Suddenly a voice says “these are the people from the lands in the middle of the east. They have been driven from their place by the terrible beast.” I turn around, there is nobody behind me. Just as I begin to hope I do not encounter the terrible beast, thick flames in the distance catch my attention. I begin to leave the people behind, and walk in the direction of the flames. I find an elevated spot from where I gaze and try to comprehend what lies before my eyes. It looks like an oil field that has been gutted by fire. I begin to think that the terrible beast must want oil, maybe just to set it alight. This is after all hell.
I return to look at the people who used to stay at the oil fields-to see how they are coping. They are not. Most of them look like they are sick and dying. Overcome by hunger and sickness as they are, I sense a silent dejection in them. They do not weep (why weep when there is nobody to console you?) and they do not complain. (Why complain when nobody will listen?) I see children clinging to mothers who have nothing to offer them. In one woman’s eyes, I see a look that can only be seen in hell. I begin to tremble. ‘Oh God, take me away from here’, I say. But as I catch myself, I laugh; how can you pray to God in hell?
Night falls and I find myself in what looks like a big city. There are lights of different colors shining all over the place. There is also music-lots of it-coming from all corners of the place. I wonder how there can be music in hell, but as I look closer, I see that nobody dances or even pays any attention to the music. The people just move slowly, with their heads bowed and their faces gloomy, along the broad road.
I notice that it is not everybody that moves along; there are figures standing partly in the shadows, close to the buildings, and in the street corners. I decide to investigate. I see two people standing in a particular spot, and I approach them. As I suspected, they are women-well, almost. Even as they have all the physical features of women, one can see that they are children. Too young to be called women, and too young to be standing at street corners. Instead of love and care these girls are thrown to the streets to be used and abused. What suffering! One of them smiles at me. But her smile almost brings me to tears. I know that the smile is only a mask with which she hides the pain she really feels. I shake my head. Now, I too am overcome by gloom. I bow my head, and follow the crowd, even though I know not where they are going.
We must have been walking for hours because the darkness is starting to fade away. Soon, that terrible heat will overtake us again. The crowd stops and so do I. I follow their gaze and behold a raised platform on which a group of men stand. These men are not hungry looking people; they are dressed in bright colored robes and their faces shine like stars. I conclude that they must be angels of light. But as I begin to wonder what angels of light are doing here, the voice speaks again: “sons of vipers.”
On the platform, one of the sons of vipers steps forward and begins to address us.
“You will go to hell if you do not change your ways”, he says.
I am deeply troubled. Another hell, different from this one? Surely, it is wickedness to prepare another hell for all these starving, suffering people to go to. Does this man come to torment our minds as the suffering torments our bodies? I watch as the people move forward. They are putting things into a big black box just at the foot of the platform. I notice that the sons of vipers approve of this; they are nodding their heads in agreement. I must see what is in that box.
Against the flow of traffic, I push and shove my way towards the platform. Finally, I reach the box. What manner of trickery is this?! The box is filled with jewelry of gold and silver. And given by these suffering masses!
The leader of the sons of vipers has noticed me. He is staring with a terrible look on his face. His eyes gleam with fire and brimstone. I must get away before he stabs me with a pitchfork.
I wake up! I roll down from my comfortable bed to thank god that it was all a dream. But how do you pray to god when you are in hell?
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DOES POVERTY INCREASE WITH THE SHADE OF COLOUR IN ITS LOCALITY? CAN A PERSON TRUTHFULLY SAY ‘THE DARKER A PEOPLE’S SKIN THE POORER THEY ARE?’ READ THIS ARTICLE TO FIND OUT, AND ALSO TO KNOW WHAT YOU CAN DO TO BRING A PERMANENT END TO POVERTY.
Imagine not having a roof over your head. Imagine having to carry all your belongings in a bag with you everywhere you go. Imagine having to sleep in a public place, with nothing but a mat, and having to use your shoes as a pillow. Imagine having a child with you in this situation, and not being able to afford soap, diapers, toilet paper and other basic luxuries of life.
Your imagination is some people’s reality! Many live today without decent food, clean drinking water, warm lodgings, or HOPE for a better tomorrow. How did this come about? Is there something you ( or I) can do to help? Read further down to find out!
Efforts to end Poverty
Socialism and/or Communism are sociopolitical systems brought forward by higher minds as Karl Marx, Albert Einstein and Freidrich Engels. They theorize a system in which all citizens are equal, all lands and factories are state owned, and the products are apportioned to the people ‘each one according to his need.’ Naturally, because these systems provided an almost completely equitable distribution of resources, the weak were well looked after.
Sadly, even in Socialist countries, some began to resent having to work to take care of the weak;, saying that the provisions made for them had made them lazy and disinclined to work. Surely, there must have been some truth in that; There must have been those who said ‘hell, why do I need to work when the government takes good care of me?’ So maybe those who rejected Socialism had a valid argument.
Let us now consider a system with More popularity in the West, and till date more acceptance in many countries around the world.
Capitalism-the American Dream
The American Dream-the dream of a place where anyone willing to work hard could become prosperous. Around the world, many nations adopted the policies-democracy, free enterprise, and free trade-that made the United States rich. But not all countries could replicate the American Dream because north American wealth resulted not just from its economic system but from its great abundance of natural resources.
In addition, the American economic system produces not just winners who prosper (mostly White People), but losers who suffer(mostly us Blacks). While many American Bankers and Businessmen make Forbes Level wealth, they ride on the backs of millions of Slave Wage workers who suffer lack and deprivation, almost as bad as people in Third World Countries. The Business Owners refuse to pay more, to provide better working conditions, or even to accept Government policies that could better the lives of their workers. They must be thinking: ‘ what’s the point of being rich if you don’t have some poor people to push around?’ or ‘if we pay them more then they will save up and open businesses of their own. Who will work for us then?’
At the end of the day, one word resonates: GREED.
Still, the American Idea has being peddled, propagated, and even enforced in other lands with fervor. Let us consider how and why this has been done in the following paragraphs.
The Marshall Plan to End Poverty
After World War 2, Europe was devastated and many countries were threatened by starvation. The U.S government was concerned about the popularity of Socialism in Europe. So for four years, it gave vast sums of money to restore industry and agriculture in those countries that would accept U.S. Policies. This European Recovery Program, known as the Marshall Plan, was considered a success. In Western Europe, American influence increased, and life-threatening poverty became rare. Did that mean that Poverty had been defeated in our World?
Foreign Aid-How Effective
Despite the huge amounts of money spent by the governments of America and Britain, and by the United Nations through its agencies, have you noticed that many Third World Countries continue to live in squalor and subhuman privation? Have you ever asked yourself ‘where does all that money go?’ Well, this is often because Foreign Aid is easy to steal! The officials in those countries must say ‘hey man, look at all this cash! I say we steal it. Next year the U.N will just bring more!’ And so they steal it, buy fancy cars and fine women, and wait for the U.N to bring in more cash. With their GREED they continue the Cycle of Poverty which we discuss in the next paragraph.
The Cycle of Poverty
Even when all the money does not get stolen, the Cycle of Poverty is not easily broken. This is because Poverty gives birth to more Poverty. Disease causes Poverty, and Poverty Causes Disease. Malnourished children can be so weak physically and mentally that they cannot take care of their own children- who in turn will be poor.
Rich countries often export their produce to other countries who lack the capacity to produce said items on a level that will compete with the rich countries. That means the death of industries and the loss of jobs, which in turn mean the creation of more poverty.
When the countries become so poor that they cannot afford to pay for food items anymore the U.S sends them Food Aid. This food aid means that many are saved from the threat of immediate starvation, but at the cost of a terrible loss of business for local farmers. When the farmers are out of business and the agriculture of that country goes completely kaput, then the Cycle of Poverty has taken a firm hold. The people become mad with hunger and take up (American/European-made) arms. Many welcome a revolution, and that ugly word which we all hate to mention comes up: WAR!
And so the people go to war, not just to kill each other, but to destroy whatever infrastructure may be left standing. And there you have it.. The cycle continues! More Poverty is born even before the existing one has had a chance to die.
So you see; the U.S is not really interested in the growth and development of the Third World Countries. Food and Monetary aid only serve to advance American interests, and open up more markets to American Corporations. Food and Monetary aid can be described as a great Mouse Trap. Like little mice drawn out by a sweet smell, they wiggle their noses with excitement at the prospect of filling their stomachs, and then just when these countries are savoring the taste of perfectly sweetened American food, the Trap snaps shut, and crushes the life out of African economies while the people squeal in pain!
This is a list of the world’s poorest countries as published on infoplease (DOT COM)- a popular information website, The list references ‘United Nation’s 2011 Human Development Report and reflect the countries with the lowest human development.’
- Congo (Democratic Republic of the)
- Burkina Faso
- Sierra Leone
- Central African Republic
But now let us take our minds back to America, and why there is poverty in such a wealthy country.
In a recent debate with some American citizens of Caucasian ethnicity (A.K.A White People) via my twitter handle -@ikepius- on the subject of poverty, it was said that poverty in America is almost restricted to the African American ethnicity, and that ‘Blacks just don’t want to work.’ Instead they ‘prefer to live on welfare.’ I made a defense by asking a series of questions. I repeat same questions here with the hope of bringing a similar effect as the first time. The questions follow below.
‘Is it possible that too many young Black people suffer from prejudice, and are therefore unable to find employment? Is it possible that this stereotypical prejudice is encouraged by the police who seem to arrest and harass Black people, helping to make them unemployable? Is ‘The System’ designed to keep Black people in the World of Crime? Are WE forced by powerful forces to live as gangsters and thugs, without any hope of redemption?’
If the above mentioned ‘excuses’ are even remotely cogent then you can do your part by not being racist. If you are employed in Law Enforcement then please do not target the weak and vulnerable either for sport, or for a quick promotion. If you are a business owner then please give SINCERE Black People a chance to earn a decent living. If you work in the Electronic, Print, or Social Media () do not produce derisive materials that could influence others to give in to Prejudice, to Greed, or to any other evil volition.
I welcome your thoughts!
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How to be Gay .
Yes, you read that right! This article is a step by step guide to transform your personality from what is has been shaped into by Society. After you read and apply the information contained in this short piece you will become gay. Yes, with the benefit of hindsight this article should probably be titled: ‘How to be Awesome.’
Some may wonder what the word awesome has to do with the subject. Well, let the world be informed that according to The Urban Dictionary the word ‘gay’ is defined as “light-hearted and carefree.”
Surely you agree that in this world of strife, hate and violence we should be happy to have the few who refuse to discriminate against anyone based on the colour of his skin, his religious beliefs, his sexual orientation- or his lack of it, or even his political position. Such sages deserve as much reverence as the sages of old, you know, like Jesus Christ, Buddha, Confucius and Zoroaster- people who were truly gay in the pure sense of the word, and not just gay with their disciples- they were gay with the world.
But how can you be Gay? .
Easy! Just put aside all tendencies to discriminate against others. Reject all influence from your immediate environment as well as from the media to take part in any social withhunt against any section of society. Do not hate Black People because they are Black, Do not Hate Gay People because they are Gay, and do not allow your mind to be beaten into submission such that people who practice a different religion from what you believe immediately become your enemies.
Be TOLERANT, be CAREFREE, LOVE your neighbor as you love your self. Spread love, not hate, educate at least one person (you may show them this article) to bring them over to the light.
The World Needs More Gay People .
If George Bush had been Gay, surely he would not have wasted nearly 1 million lives (including women and children) in the mindless invasion of Iraq. No Gay person in his right sense of Gayness would do such a thing. Only a mad man would set an entire region ablaze under the guise of finding weapons that he knew did not exist. As Donald Trump famously remarked: ‘the last thing we need is another Bush.’
We need more lovers not more fighters. We need to chant the slogan ‘Love is Love’ all over the world. We need to organize rallies in every major city in the world displaying the rainbow banner and waving the rainbow flag. We need to have Gay holidays and Gay Colonies, maybe even have a Gay Pope.
The powerful One Percent and their cronies cannot be allowed to drag us all back to the Dark Ages. Countries such as Nigeria and Saudi Arabia are already said to be burning Gay People.
You Can Make a Difference .
Join the movement today. Spread the word. Show somebody this article and help them come to the light.
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The following interview of Osama Bin Laden does not represent the opinion of onelovespace.
The following is an interview of Al Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden.
This interview was done by the Associated Press (AP) in collaboration
with the Al-Qaeda Journalism Agency (Al Jazaria).
After evaluating this interview it was decided that the sensitive
information contain herein should be censored. As a result it
was branded ‘classified,’ and removed from the media database. By a
stroke of ingenuity, however, it has been discovered, and published.
INTERVIEWER: I want to start by thanking you for giving us this
opportunity to speak with you, Mr. Bin Laden. We realize that it takes
a great deal of trust on your part to even consider sitting with
people from the West.
Bin Laden: I also want to thank you for coming. I know that the
western media has done a lot to demonize me. They must have told you
that I am a mad-man with bombs, and would blow you up just for the fun
of it. As you can see that is not the case. We are sane men fighting a
just Cause. This is a war that must be fought! I only ask that you do
not go back to your offices and edit this interview so as to make me
INTERVIEWER: You have my word Mr. Bin Laden. This interview will be
published exactly as done here.
Bin Laden: Very well, thank you.
INTERVIEWER: Peace, Mr. Bin Laden. Before I ask about your grievances
I want to ask if you have any preconditions for peace. I personally
want to see an end to the violence. I ask now, Mr. Bin Laden: will you
negotiate peace terms?
Bin Laden: The American government is led by a dishonourable family.
George Bush ripped off my uncle to the tune of $7,000,000 during
operations of the company they founded; Arbusto Energy. Not only did
he take me uncle’s money, he killed me uncle in a plane crash! So you
see, those people cannot be trusted. Our only option is to kill them
INTERVIEWER: You had business connections with the Bush family? I did
not know that!
Bin Laden: Well, you would have if you had done your job and checked
the facts instead of being a lazy ass, pencil pushing, internet
INTERVIEWER: Okay. Arbusto Energy. Once I get to the office I am going
to google it. Erm, I mean I am going to do some research on it.
Bin Laden: Okay, good.
INTERVIEWER: Now if you don’t mind, Mr. Bin Laden, I would like to
talk about 9/11. Almost 3000 people died that day.
Bin Laden: Those were casualties of war. Every war has casualties.
This is a Holy War, a Jihad. Do the lives of the good men we have lost
INTERVIEWER: A Holy War? But I thought you said your grievances were
because of what happened with Arbusto Energy.
Bin Laden: Well, something has to trigger the bloody war innit?!
INTERVIEWER : So you are saying that Arbusto Energy is the trigger?
Bin Laden: And don’t forget that there are so many Arbusto Energy’s out
there right now. I mean there are so many Westerners ripping off
Arabs, exploiting Arab wealth and running home with all the money.
Guys like George Bush think that they are smarter than guys like me.
But they are wrong. I’ll show them!!
NTERVIEWER: Now, please tell us about life as a Jihadist.
Osama Bin Laden: Not easy. This is a life where we have to give up even the small pleasures of normal life, live in caves, and face constant danger. In our world your gun is your best friend. See this boy *brandishes his AK 47* This weapon has been with me since the Russian invasion. It has had five new stocks, three new triggers, a few hand-grips, and I can’t remember how many cartridges.
INTERVIEWER: How is the same gun then?
Osama Bin Laden: It’s right here in front of you. Do you want to do a DNA test on it?
INTERVIEWER: Honestly, what do you think are your chances of winning this war?
Osama Bin Laden: I read that David killed Goliath. I don’t know what idiot wrote that because this Goliath has proven difficult to kill… But even if we don’t win we die as heroes! We leave a legacy for our children never to succumb to the white man. Never to let their freedom, their religion, their dignity be stripped from them. That is a victory in itself!
INTERVIEWER: It has been wonderful speaking with you Mr. Bin Laden.
This interview has been very revealing.
Bin Laden: Oh thanks! My pleasure! Now I need a drink. Oi! We still
got any of that beer left?!
INTERVIEWER: So you drink?
Bin Laden: I thought you said the interview was over!
What you have just read is a PARODY. Don’t come running to me that you
quoted this material and got arrested or even killed by the FBI.
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Welcome to ONELOVESPACE! This article is titled the good Popes don’t last. It is a reaction to the recent resignation of the good Pope Benedict XVI, drawing a parallel between him and Pope John Paul who was assassinated after only 33 days in office. Happy reading!
Pope Benedict XVI officially resigned from his position as leader of the Catholic Church yesterday (28th February 2013). He is said to have resigned as a result of ‘failing health’. Records show that resignation from the Office of the Pope is an almost unheard of thing. There are only five Popes on record who have resigned their positions. All of which happened between the 11th and 15th centuries.
Noteworthy is the fact that Pope Benedict did not suffer from any specific health crisis or disease that could have forced him to quit. Yes, he was 85 years old at the time of quitting and so could quite rightly claim to be fettered by his health, but he surely was aware before taking office that his papacy should have lasted until his death. Pope John Paul II who was his predecessor struggled with serious health concerns, and yet fought on until the end of his life. Was Benedict XVI’s resignation caused by poor health or for some other reason?
Sources say his resignation was as a result of frustration with the system. They say that the Pope was frustrated with not being able to assume a firm control of the Church, and instill the discipline needed to rebuild faith in the Church.
The allegations of Catholic priests sexually exploiting alter boys have largely gone unsolved, while it is said that many more unpublicized cases of said exploitation exist. As a matter of fact, some quarters dismiss the Catholic Church as one big sex scandal.
There is overwhelming evidence that the Catholic Church shielded pedophile priests from investigation by relocating them, sometimes to other countries, where they usually continue their unpriestly activities. A few citations are given here in case the reader wishes to make further investigation:
A few cases of Pedophilia in the Church
In 1994 Micheal Ledwith resigned as President of St Patrick’s College, Maynooth when allegations of sexual abuse were made public.
In Canada In August 2006, Father Charles Henry Sylvestre of Belle River, Ontario pled guilty to 47 counts of sexual abuse on females, aged between nine and fourteen years old between 1952 and 1989. Sylvestre was given a sentence in October 2006 of three years, and died January 22, 2007 after three months in prison.
In April 2010 it was reported that former bishop of the Norwegian Catholic Church, Georg Müller, had confessed to the Norwegian Police in early January 2010 that he had sexually abused an underaged altar boy 20 years earlier. The Norwegian Catholic Church was made aware of the incident but did not alert the authorities. Müller was made to step down as a bishop in July 2009.
Sources say that the lack of cooperation in solving the mystery behind such incidences was the major reason the pope stepped down. If that is true then a parallel is drawn between Pope Benedict XVI and Pope John Paul I, the Pope who reigned for a month. Why the parallel? Read about Pope John Paul I below.
(click the link for more info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_sex_abuse_cases )
Similarities between Popes John Paul and Benedict XVI
Pope John Paul I, after his installment as Pope, on 26th of August 1978, promised to reform the Catholic Church. During the period leading to his Papacy the Church was mired in monumental corruption. Apparently, the people in charge of the Vatican Bank were merely using the bank to launder drug money. They were also giving out outrageous amounts of money as loans to friends and family members. They called them ‘friends of the Church’. Unfortunately, many Bishops and Cardinals were involved in this scandal, and were sworn by fraternal bonds to protect each other. Many of those involved in the scandal were Freemasons. Freemasonry is forbidden in the Church.
Pope John Paul the first was advised against trying to fight the Church Mafia, but stubbornly refused. Pope John Paul I steadfastly continued in his endeavor to rid the Catholic Church of vice. After about two weeks, he was found dead in his bed chambers.
After a caricature Post Mortem, they said he died of natural causes!
Known Facts about Benedict XVI
A closer look at the character of the Pope Benedict XVI shows that like Pope John Paul, Pope Benedict tried to reform the church.
Before becoming Pope (1981-2005) Benedict was the head of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith-the Church’s watch dog organization, dedicated to fighting pedophilia and all such vices. He did a terrible job. But then he was not yet Pope, and might not have had the power to adequately fight the vice as he should have. The Pope did sign documents authorizing pedophile priests to be relocated to far away provinces which usually meant that the evaded prosecution. This is true, but since he was not yet Pope at the time, it appears that he merely bowed to pressure from the majority of Cardinals, some of whom might have held offices higher than his own.
The Pope publicly apologized for the abuse: “No words of mine could describe the pain and harm inflicted by such abuse,” the pope said in a 2008 homily in Washington, D.C., before meeting with victims of abuse for the first time. “It is important that those who have suffered be given loving pastoral attention.” During the same trip to the U.S., he met with some of the victims for the first time.
That means that he was one of the first to admit the existence of this evil within the Church, Apologize for it, and seek redress for the victims. That man is a saint!
This proves that courage and integrity have no place in the Catholic Church. Some conspiracy theorists say that if the Pope had not resigned, he would have been assassinated!
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