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The Numbers Game

In the end, it was the numbers that did us in.? They lined us up into military rows and assigned us all numbers? One after one after one after one after one….? How many, nobody knows.? You see, it’s a numbers game, it’s all the same You’re not to blame, you’re not your name, you’re your numbers.? Let me explain how it’s done, and how this game can never be won. See, there are good numbers and bad numbers? High numbers and sad numbers.? Sometimes high numbers are good and low numbers are bad.? And sometimes low numbers are good and high numbers are sad.? It all depends on who is doing the counting.? Not the numbers, they’re just numbers after all; ? They can count on each other just not you or me Because we are never free? Of Big Numbers and small numbers,? Negative numbers and imaginary numbers,? You see, it’s a numbers game, it’s all the same, you’re not to blame,? You’re just not your name, you’re your numbers.? Let me explain how it’s done and how this game can never be won. Prisoner number…Credit Score number…GPA number…SAT Number…Zip code number…Blood pressure number…Heart rate number…DOB & TOD numbers…House number…Phone number…Electricity number…Room number…Water number…Dog tags number…SocialSecurity number…Bank account number…Table number……Flight number…Apartment number…License number…Vehicle registration number…Alcohol level number…Height, weight and age get numbers I hear you scream:?“I’m not a number, I’m a human being!! ”?Sure you are, now take a number, ? It’s for your own protection, there’s safety in numbers. Numbers can answer all of your questions:? How far, how long, how deep, how high, how many, ?How often? Just not ‘how come’?? Anyone can count, but you can’t count on anyone.? See, it’s a numbers game that can’t be won? It’s a numbers game; it’s just how it’s done. ?It’s all the same, you’re not to blame…you’re not insane! You’re just not your name, you’re your numbers.? Now count to ten and start all over again.

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