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March 21, 2020

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Dear Editor,

At the moment there seems to be quite some anger, envy, resentment and ill-spirit in our communities.

Perhaps two wise thoughts of the 19th century’s Churton Collins are worth considering:

“In prosperity our friends know us; and in adversity we know our friends.”; and,

“We are no more responsible for the evil thoughts which pass through our minds, than a scarecrow for the birds which fly over the seed-plot he is to mind; the sole responsibility in each case is to prevent them from settling.”


Howard Hutchins
Victoria, Australia

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