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It's not enough that we do our best


As more and more reports come in of food shortages around the world (this photo is from The Wire ), Churchill’s words ring in my ears:

“It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required. Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”

It is simply not acceptable any more to pretend this is not happening and to continue our lives as if everything is OK.

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