Fear of Frying and other Fax of Life
By Josh Freed
I was sitting at a busy New York café a few months
ago when a young woman approached my table.
"Excuse me," she said. "I hate to be so bold, but could
I possibly ask you what you're eating, if you don't
mind me asking." In a flash, I knew-she was
Canadian!-and I said so.
"Gee!" she said." "How did you guess?"
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us. Our country's existence
suggests the American Revolution was an utter waste of time, a lot of blood spilled for
nothing, when a couple of centuries of meetings and constitutional conferences could have
cleared things up without firing a shot.
If George Washington had fought a little less, and talked a little more, maybe the U.S. could
have avoided its revolution altogether-and slowly, cautiously and quietly built a kinder and