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Walter Lippmann Quotes: We are all captives of the picture in our head - our belief that the world we have experienced is the world that really exists.
         

We are all captives of the picture in our head - our belief that the world we have experienced is the world that really exists.


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To create a minimum standard of life below which no human being can fall is the most elementary duty of the democratic state.



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