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The question to have across your mind, at such a moment, always crosses mine anyway, you do want that tomorrow? [[laughter]]

No, no.

The virility and vitality I was trying to talk about before, which I heard in that music, when I said, that is all that can save this country now.

It was a kind of energy, which allows you, which in fact forces you,

to examine everything, to take nothing for granted.

To understand that because this has been done this way for 200 years, does not mean that it has to be done this way for the next 5 minutes.

To understand that if, this is intolerable, if, for example,

you don't think you can work within the Democratic party, then you haven't got to.

That there are other ways of working, you can think of other things.

It is a vitality in short, which allows you to believe, and to act on the belief

that it is your country, and your responsibility to your country, is to free it.

In order to free it, you have to change it.

And we've had to do that.

Americans until today and it's a frightening thing to think.

The youngest country, we like to say. The richest country, we like to say and the strongest country, we like to say.

And yet, the very notion, of change, real change, throws all Americans into a panic and they probably look for another label to get rid of this dissenter.

A country which is supposedly built on dissent,

built on the value of the individual, now distrust dissent

at least as much any totalitarian government can

and debases the individual, in as many ways as it knows how because it's placed something above him,

and what it's placed above him is safety


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