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Shame – “Flowers for Algernon” – Daniel Keyes

November 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Humanism, Philosophy

Once again now I have the feeling of shame burning inside me. This intelligence has driven a wedge between me and all the people I once knew and loved. Before, they laughed at me and despised me for my ignorance and dullness; now, they hate me for my knowledge and understanding. What in God’s name do they want of me?

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