Definition of the Day 6/23/14: Common Good

Posted: June 23, 2014 in Humor, Politics
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COMMON GOOD, n. The supposed benefit to a mass of individuals derived from inflicting pain and suffering on one of them.

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

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