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Very appropriate at this very moment, given the international press’ silly focus on reactions to Nigel Short’s foxy promotion/PR campaign for his upcoming match with Kasparov.  

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What is wrong with the Press?  When a 10-year old boy commit suicide not so long ago in a NewJersey school–after losing a game of chess–hardly any attention was given!  Just goes to show that SEX sells best, I suppose.

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In any case, Margaret Mead is supposed to have said the above quote. (I am not 100% certain of this; she might have been misquoted), but here are some quotes from the world famous cultural anthropologist that are very appropriate at this time:

“I do not believe in using women in combat, because females are too fierce.”

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“Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man. ”

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“Women want mediocre men, and men are working hard to become as mediocre as possible.”

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