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   <para>“That's not something that is derived from what I said either. Sometimes it just amazes me… ”</para>
   <para>But he did not stay to hear the rest of the sentence, but rose up and advanced towards the aisle. He probably identified me with confidence, or alternatively assumed I'm the only man in the world, who might answer in such a cryptic way. He hurried to the front of the hall where he spoke with some of the organisers of the study day. After they consulted between them quietly, one of them went on the stage and whispered something to the lecturer. The lecturer stopped lecturing, pondered for a moment and then said: “Gentlemen, I was informed right now that the ex-Member of the Organisation, that as we all know is visiting our country now, is at the moment present in this hall. Due to the important part he took in shaping the political status we are discussing today, I ask him to get on this stage and present us his opinion regarding the Organisation and the political state that prevails in the Country.”</para>
   <para>And so I rose and advanced toward the stage to the hand-clapping of the audience in the hall. After I went on the stage, the professor shook my hand, presented me with the microphone and went off the stage himself. I rose my hand to silence the hand-clapping, waited until they stopped and started to speak:</para>
-  <para>“Before I begin with my speech, I'd like to indicate that for the duration of the speech, I accept Aristotle's <emphasis>Organum</emphasis>. The reason for that is that otherwise I'll be able to prove any statement as well as its opposite statement. Therefore, since in this case all the possible statements are true, I could have finished the speech at this moment, since there's no use for me to prove them.</para>
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+  <para>Before I begin with my speech, I'd like to announce that, for the duration of the speech, I will accept Aristotle's <emphasis>Organum</emphasis>. The reason for that is that otherwise I'll be able to prove any statement as well as its opposite statement. Therefore, since in this case all the possible statements are true, I could have finished the speech at this moment, since there's no use for me to prove them.</para>
   <para>As we all know, while the Occupier disabled the activity of all the other terrorist organisation that were active in my country for a long while, and the weaponry that they possessed was given to the army, the state of the Organisation had never been better. Why in that case does the Occupier gives him such a broad freedom of action? The reason for that is that the Organisation is not a national organisation in the full sense of the word or even in half its sense. In fact, it's an organisation that fulfils the philosophy of the Supporter, that strictly opposes the Enemy, but doesn't have an interest to struggle against the Occupier.</para>
   <para>If not for the desire of the Occupier to force the Enemy into a normalisation treaty, the Organisation wouldn't have survived in his current form either. Thus, out of being subordinate to an external political force, one can say that the Organisation is an alien corn in the political map of my country. But I, on my part, don't find any bad in the integration of foreign interests in local politics. Allow me to quote on the subject one of the most important people of our generation: 'Some say: 'Whatever you can do on your own, you can do best'. I disagree with them'.</para>
   <para>Because when you let others meddle in your own business, you slowly lose control on what you are doing and what happens to you. In a slow but methodical way, one loses track of his original intentions, one feels that one more and more doesn't understand why he's doing what he's doing… or for what or for whose sake you're doing it. And then he gets the feeling that nothing is under his responsibility, and that he is in fact a vassal of the external factor. And that is, from experience, the most liberating feeling in the world, which is accompanied by feeling a complete freedom from responsibility or from the need to decide the future on your own.</para>
   <para>The most practical and fast way to terminate the activity of the Organisation is, perhaps, to sign a normalisation treaty with the Occupier. However, the Occupier has its own conditions, that if the Enemy accepts them, its security in the northern border will decrease significantly. Since the power of the Occupier is ten times greater than the Organisation's, one can understand why your country does not rejoice to sign a normalisation treaty with it, while accepting all the conditions that are inferred from it.</para>
   <para>Indeed, it's very hard to deal with the Organisation, which is, in my personal opinion, one of the most interesting organisations of its kind in the current century, if not in the entire history. I don't think I have ever heard about an operational militant organisation that so realises the well-known sentence: 'Give me liberty or give me death'. The only shadow to my admiration, is that in their case they constantly prefer the second alternative.</para>
   <para>To sum up, it can be clearly seen that dealing with the Organisation, even though it doesn't endanger the very existence and proper functioning of the Enemy's country, is hard and problematic. This evil that is open from the north - no one knows when it will close.</para>
-  <para>Does anybody have any questions?”</para>
+  <para>Does anybody have any questions?</para>
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   <para>I saw that some people from the audience raised their hands and I gave the permission to speak to a student that sat in front.</para>
   <para>“I just wanted to ask”, she addressed me, “who said all the sentences you quoted?”</para>
   <para>“Why, I said them!”</para>
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