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Pencil is mighter than the sword etc. February 4, 2007

Posted by Sharath Rao in politics.
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Some (lack of) freedom statistics for my country – India, the 104th most freest country in the world.

The autiobiography of a pencil – exciting and okay, lets ever say – cute.

Here is an astounding fact: Neither the worker in the oil field nor the chemist nor the digger of graphite or clay nor any who mans or makes the ships or trains or trucks nor the one who runs the machine that does the knurling on my bit of metal nor the president of the company performs his singular task because he wants me. Each one wants me less, perhaps, than does a child in the first grade. Indeed, there are some among this vast multitude who never saw a pencil nor would they know how to use one. Their motivation is other than me. Perhaps it is something like this: Each of these millions sees that he can thus exchange his tiny know-how for the goods and services he needs or wants. I may or may not be among these items.

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