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A VIEW from LICK SKILLET: What Was, Was; What Is, Is; What will be is Uncertain

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By Gerald Largen

Gentle reader, strange as it may seem to one as intelligent as you, there are those of our fellow citizens who do not comprehend the truth of the following proposition, namely:

What was, was; what is, is; only what will be is uncertain.

The reason we bring this proposition to your attention today is because of the inordinate amount of time, energy, anxiety, antagonism, and resources that are currently being expended by the aforementioned citizens trying to change the past while doing little or nothing to try to ameliorate the present or prepare for the future.


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