Life for Most of Us Has Not Improved

Music: The Stormy Scenes of Winter.
Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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Life for most of us has not improved.
A few billion live in agony.
Beasts live better, and are far more free.
Of course, the rest of us are deeply moved.
Remember, then, though business may be brisk,
Decency demands we buy and sell
At prices that reward the labor well,
Yet yield returns that justify the risk.

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