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Jesse Ellsbury

(March 23,1982 / Washington D.C.)

A Cynic's Philosophy on Education


There’s no point in teaching
the rats on a sinking ship
how to swim…

Submitted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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